Habo’s core business is the canning of tuna caught by local fishermen in the Gulf of Aden. The company is a leading producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products. Recognising their potential to increase incomes, AECF worked with Habo to develop an extra canning line for sardines so it could operate throughout the year.

With AECF’s investment, the company increased capacity, electricity supply and processing space, driving up local market demand and income potential. The company reached an additional 612 households with AECF’s support, providing an average annual income of US $603 per household.