About Away4Africa



Away4Africa has the vision that quality services are needed for African socio economic development. The mission of Away4Africa is to invest in African companies and organisations by improving the quality of services and products, through sharing of knowledge, risks and profits.

Strategy and approach

Away4Africa is a company based in the Netherlands, but has its end-users in Africa. We invest with knowledge and capital in entrepreneurs,who are active in the development of quality products and services. Away4Africa offers integrated solutions to emerging African processing facilities in maintenance, supply chain management, production analytics and HRM. Solutions are tailor made, a combination of software, advise and training.

Technical expertise

Away4Africa has its own experience mainly in West-Africa (Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo), but also in Uganda in cashew processing and procurement. Specific expertise is on technical engineering, data collection and analysis, value chain analysis and energy, customised in an African context.

What we do

Assessing process optimisation in African processing industries
Supplying and implementation of tailor made solutions, particularly on automation and data transfer

Away4Africa collaborates closely with African companies for the development of products and services and seeks for win-win partnerships.

Our added value

Increase of efficiency in production, leading to better productivity and cost efficiency
Better insight of cost allocation and product traceability
Solutions are African proof


Away4Africa is a Dutch initiative of two persons: Arjan Anthonise and Wim Simonse. The company has been established in 2011. The company started with investments in and service delivery to Anatrans, the biggest cashew processing factory in Burkina Faso. Since then, we have developed new partnerships and our solutions are profitable to other clients, also in Benin and Uganda.