Kasha, a Rwandan-based e-commerce platform that provides access to women’s health and personal care products, has raised $21 million in a Series B funding round
The investors who participated in the funding round include Knife Capital, Finnfund, DFC, Tim Koogle (ex-Yahoo CEO), Beyond Capital Ventures, Altree Capital, Bamboo Capital Partners’s BLOC Smart Africa Fund and Five 35 Ventures
Founded in 2016, Kasha aims to bridge the gap in access to women’s health products and personal care items, addressing the challenges faced by many women in obtaining these essential items discreetly and conveniently. The latest funding round marks a significant milestone for the company, enabling Kasha to expand its health access platform across Africa and further its mission of empowering women with affordable and confidential health solutions.
The $21 million Series B investment comes when there is a growing focus on women’s health and empowerment in Africa.Kasha’s efforts align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-Being) and SDG 5 (Gender Equality).
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