Faso Pro

Sector : Agri-business
Entrepreneur :Kahitouo Hien
Creation date : 2014
In portfolio since :2019

FasoPro is a company that transforms food products based on edible insects. 

Since 2014 FasoPro offers a range of products based on shea and locust caterpillars. FasoPro is now one of the most successful and award-winning start-ups in the country, having won the special award for the best social impact in 2018

A company lead by Kahitouo Hien

FasoPro is an initiative of Kahitouo HIEN. Holder of a Master’s degree in Biochemistry-Microbiology obtained in 2009 at the University of Ouagadougou, and a Master’s degree in Water and Environmental Engineering, Environment option from the International Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE) obtained in 2012, his innovative vision for the company has earned him multiple national and international awards.

Partnership with Sinergi Burkina

Fasopro has been supported by Sinergi Burkina since 2019 as part of the Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) program in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The objectives are to :

  • Fund mass communication (production of advertising spots and their broadcast on television).
  • Strengthen of FasoPro’s production capacity through the purchase of production equipment (oven, fryer, semi-automatic welding machine, etc.) and the purchase of raw material (shea butter caterpillars)