Name Banka BioLoo Pvt. Ltd.
Logo Banka BioLoo - logo.jpg
Year 2012
Company type For-profit
Sector Sanitation
Region of operation India
Headquarters address A-111, Express Apartments, Lakdi ka Poo, Hyderabad Country: India Zip: 500004
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Target problem Almost 50% of households even in big cities like Bangalore and Hyderabad do not have sewerage connection; Only 21% of waste water is treated, as compared to 57% in South Africa; In about 80% of the rural households, the average water supply is less than 5 hours a day and over 70% of the household do not have access to toilets or sewerage system; Out of 600,000 villages 350,000 open defecation takes place every day
Key product / Service They manufacture, promote and supply ELoo – the eco-friendly bio-digester toilets. This sanitation system is commonly installed at places where conventional toilet facility can’t be made available and has proven to become a sustainable and cost effective sanitation solution. It lessens environmental degeneration and creates better health conditions. - See more at: http://www.samhita.org/banka-bioloo-private-limited/#sthash.UNuZg5Dy.dpuf
Team size 101-500
Number of beneficiaries 100000
Awards and recognition
  • Devi Awards 2015 - by The New Indian Express Group


Sankalp 2013 Healthcare

  • Water & Sanitation Award Winner


Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

  • 2013: Asia-Pacific Laureate


Changing Markets Awards 2013 https://ibf2013.adelphi.de/apply.php

Indian Merchants Chamber Inclusive Innovation Awards

  • 2013 Finalist


Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs (COWE) Best Entrepreneur Award in Bio-Technology category

  • 2013


NSIC/MSME Best Technology Award at Techmart

  • New Delhi
  • 2013

The LBF Visionary Award of Excellence - 2014 http://lbfdelhi.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=58

Funding and Operating Model

Funding round Angel
Total funding raised $ 50000
NameRoundAmount RaisedType of FundingAnnounced OnWeb URL
Business details A social enterprise working at grass root level. The model can be scaled to

• Collection and utilization of Biogas for household purpose • Recycling and reusing of waste water by different methods • Sell Natural Bio-digester as fertilizers to rural areas

The company has grown substantially in the last years. This we could achieve with • Good service • Timely delivery • Prompt utilisation of resources • Good management team and committed employees

Partners and key clients Partners:-

DRDO, Confederation of Women Enterprenure (COWE), FICCI, Gramalaya, Engineers Without Borders (India), SuSanA

Clients: Indian Railways, Integral Coach Factory, International Paper, Larsen and Toubro (L&T), APIIC, APEWIDC, Gail, Havells, Dalmia Cement

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www.samhita.org/banka-bioloo-private-limited/ www.thebetterindia.com/11254/banka-bioloo-eco-friendly-toilet-social-enterprise-sanitation/ techcircle.vccircle.com/2014/04/11/a-look-at-the-9-social-ventures-that-will-each-receive-50k-in-funding-as-part-of-the-artha-venture-challenge-2013/