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OUR COMPANIES

COGEF has humble beginning of a retail-wholesale chain in grocery business. Founded in year 1986, the Group has flourished into a global conglomerate, serving millions of consumers. At present, COGEF Group has businesses ranging from convenience stores to large scale manufacturing industries, including construction, import and export trading, as well as retail. With 35 ‘Cash & Carry’ supermarkets, over 190 retail-wholesale shops, 4 manufacturing units and more than 3,500 employees COGEF today has shown resilience and tenacity across all segments of its business.

Established in the D.R. Congo (DRC) by Mr. Ashiq Adatia, elder brother of the present Chairman, Mr Rizwan Adatia, the group began its expansion in year 1993 and today COGEF, has operations across 9 African countries, with headquarters located in Mozambique. With strong presence in Africa, COGEF is now a thriving, multinational conglomerate with ambitious plans for growth.

COGEF Group in Mozambique:
In year 2004, COGEF started its operations in Mozambique during a time when the country was facing profound political, social and financial strife. With it’s modest beginnings as a local company, the team at COGEF worked hard to transform the company into a leading FMCG Group in Southern and Eastern Africa. The Group’s successful track record is a testimony for the tenacity and its aspirations to become a respected business house in the region.

COGEF Group has 3 main business lines;
a) Imports, wholesale, distribution and trading;
b) Manufacturing; and
c) Sales outlets.
For each line, the Group operates under different brand names.

OUR NETWORK

OUR LOCATIONS ALL AROUND THE WORLD

Mozambique

Mozambique

Name: COGEF Trading LDA
Address: Av. 25 de Setembro No 83,
Aterro da Maxaquene, 6th Floor Maputo,
Mocambique
Contact: # +258 21 238 518
Email: info@cogefgroup.net
Name: Recheio Cash & Carry LDA
Address: Av. Gago Coutinho, 594 RIC Maputo
Mozambique
Contact: # +258 21 477 575
Fax: # +258 21 477 149
Email: info@recheio-cnc.com
Name: Jumbo City Cash & Carry LDA
Address: Talhao 11/19, Parcela 728 Foral da Matola
Provincia de Maputo – Mozambique
Contact: # +258 21 021 426
Email: info@jumbocity-cnc.com
Name: Azeema Industries LDA
Address: Talhao 7, Parcela 728, Foral da Matola,
Provincia de Maputo – Mozambique
Contact: # +258 21 901 510
Fax: # +258 21 901 510
Email: admin@azeemaindustries.com
Name: SAB Products LDA
Address: Parcela 3380/25, EN 4 Witbank Matola,
Mozambique
Contact: # +258 21 90 09 80
Fax: # +258 21 90 09 80
Email: info@sabproducts.org
Name: A-ONE Distributors LDA
Address: Av. Zedequias Manganhela,
913/919 Maputo – Mozambique
Contact: # +258 21 322 522
Email: info@aone-distributors.com
Name: Royalle Steel Industries LDA
Address: Parcela 731/C0-93, Rua de Sofala no 155 Matola,
Provincia de Maputo – Mozambique
Contact: # +258 21 783 745
Fax: # +258 21 783 745
Email: admin@royallesteel.com
D. R. Congo

D. R. Congo

Name: Sofia S.P.R.L
Address: Avenue Basoko No.25,
Commune de la Gombe, Kinshasa,
D.R. CONGO
Contact: # +243 810 397 072, +243 991 003 819
Email: info@sofiagroup.net
Web: www.sofiagroup.net

Madagascar

Madagascar

Name: Societe COGEF SPRL
Address: Societe Cogef, 5 Rue Ingereza,
Tsaralalana, Antananarivo – 101, Madagascar
Contact: # +261 320 578 654

Kenya

Kenya

Name: COGEF Supermarket
Address: COGEF Cash & Carry, Mtambo Rd,
PO Box 99525-80107
Contact: # 0700079752
Email: cogefcnc@gmail.com

Name: COGEF Purchase office
Address: Diamond Plaza – Mini,
Second Floor, Nr 6, High ridge,
Parklands. PO Box 64032 – 00620,
Nairobi.
Contact: # +254 733 753 721

Tanzania

Tanzania

Name: Radiance cosmetics (T) Ltd
Address: Magila Na Danda Street,
Kariakoo, Dar-Es-Salaam, PO Box 21485
Contact: # +255 783 786 123
Email: radiance_tanzania@yahoo.com

Uganda

Uganda

Name: Radiance Cosmetics Ltd
Address: 25, Ambassador House, Kampala Road,
Uganda
Contact: # +256 716 202 786
Email: radianceuga@gmail.com

Name: Shayna Cosmetics ltd
Address: 25, Ambassador House,
Kampala Road
Contact: # +256 754 879 754
Email: radianceuga@gmail.com

Burundi

Burundi

Name: COGEF SPRL & Shayna Cosmetics
Address: 934, Avenue de la Science,
Rohero Bujumbura
Contact: # +257 75 808 707
Email: cogefsprl.burundi@gmail.com

Rwanda

Rwanda

Name: Radiance Cosmetics Rwanda Ltd
Address: City Plaza Tower Road, Opp Techno Mobile,
Nyerugenge Sector. Kigali
Contact: # +250 784 555 339
Email: radiance.kigali@shaynacosmetic.com

India

India

Name: Sara Enterprise
Address: D-2, Ujala Twins Bunglow, Kajalpark,
Opp. Zam Zam Medical Store, Juhapura,
Sharkhej Road, Ahmedabad-380055
Gujarat, India
Contact: # +91 992 445 1201
Web: www.saraenterprise.in

China

China

Name: Vision Exports Branch Office PRC (China)
Address: No # 36, Zongzhe Road, Room 1-201,
Building 1, Yiwu Zhejiang, China.
Contact: # +86 150 579 16434

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

WE BELIEVE IN GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

 

2012 was very fruitful, we managed to help new Associations which really benefited and did great service to humanity. Other than the Associations we helped last year 2011, this year we have helped students do their masters, ventured in helping 24 widows start an agricultural project and we have also repaired bore wells for a community in Xai-Xai, helped feast the communal weddings of more than 150 couples, offered wheel chairs and sewing machines to the governor of Xai-Xai and the construction of a school which is in progress in Macia.
A group of youth who are fighting on behalf of children and youth that are robbed of their humanitarian rights. They travel the country where ever needed to teach and educate people. They are so happy to know that Mr. Rizwan believes in their cause and supports them financially.

ACADEMIA DE SUCESSO

This organization is based in Xai-Xai, Ngulelene village. They feed 123 orphan children and payment of salaries of staff serving these children. The children learn English, sports, yoga and karate. In September a farming project was started with 24 widows working on 2 hectares of land, they are having problems with tractors in the rice fields at present. They also fixed bore wells in the area of Macia. They distributed jackets for 123 children and to surrounding families. They are immensely grateful for all the help provided this year.

AMRUT

AMRUT
This association has 500 underprivileged children. Their school has grades 1 to 7. They also have a vocational training center where the children learn Tailoring, Carpentry, Art, Sculpture, Basket making, Saloon, beauty therapy and Informatics. The children and youth are from broken homes and are feed lunch in the center to insure that they eat at least one hearty meal per day. They are extremely grateful for all the help given in food products to insure good health for the children.

ASSOCIACAO KANIMAMBO

A student doing his Masters in Public Administration, He had no funds to conclude his higher studies but by the Grace of God and the help of Mr. Rizwan he is doing very well and has passed in all the subjects to go to the second year. He requests an added help next year for his research.

MESTRADO ERNESTO DOMINGOS

This project is based in Xai–Xai, Chibuto. It is a church which has around 200 children. They have a Kindergarten, hostels for boys and girls. They also have 25 orphans in remote areas of Chibuto where they provide boarding and lodging. They are extremely grateful for all the food products they have received during this year.

PAROQUIA DO SAGRADO CORACAO DE JESUS

PAROQUIA DO SAGRADO CORACAO DE JESUS
This organization is dedicated to orphan children and underprivileged families in Kamaxaqueni district. The 4 localities are: Bairro Polana Canico A – 75 families increased to 184 and  children increased to 657, Bairro Maxaquene A – 39 families increased to 140 and 188 children increased to 519, Bairro Mafalala – 71 families increased to 149 and 250 children increased to 521, Bairro Urbanizacao – 34 families increased to 102 and 140 children increased to 303 children. They had to cut down in the quantity of food they would provide for the families due to the increase of numbers. They are very grateful for all the help in the form of food and jackets that was provided this year.

ROTARY CLUB

ROTARY CLUB

This organization helped 3,000 patients in hospitals and in homes, 2,000 people in jail and around 500 people with the minimum food products. They are very grateful for the financial help Mr. Rizwan and COGEF group have given them this year 2012 in order to purchase land.  Plans for the construction of offices are being made for next year.

APACET

APACET
This school has 280 students of which 90% are girls. They had great results this year in the board exam. They are very grateful for all the help provided this year: the distribution of jackets, the biscuits provided and the salaries for the teachers.

ASSOCIACAO NTWANANU

ASSOCIACAO NTWANANU

This schools back bone is Mr. Rizwan and COGEF group. It was started this year 2012 with only 2 students now in the end of the year there are 15 children. These children have special needs and each child has his own individual program. There are 9 teachers and a psychologist. The parents are very happy with the children’s achievements.

ASSOCIACAO LIRANDZO

ASSOCIACAO LIRANDZO

This center is situated in the areas where the city trash is dumped and there are so many children who are on drugs, homeless and with HIV. The sisters of Mother Teresa shelter 100 children and 60 adults, they also have 20 infants who are under nourished and with either T.B or A.I.D.S. They feed them and cloth them. They have a school from grades 1 to 7. We distributed 100 jackets this year. They are extremely grateful for all the financial and alimentary help they have received this year. They bless Mr. Rizwan and his family for all the unconditional service to mankind.

CASA DA ALEGRIA MISSIONARIES

CASA DA ALEGRIA MISSIONARIES
This organization has 65 children, 25 of which have cerebral paralysis and HIV/SIDA. They also help 35 families which benefit from the basic food items. The funds provided help in paying salaries of the mama’s who help run the center and the physiotherapists and doctors. They are deeply grateful for all the help provided.

IRMAS HOSPITALEIRAS

IRMAS HOSPITALEIRAS

This organization helps handicapped children of all kinds of impairments. They have 35 intern children and many more that they help in the privacy of their own homes, which for various reasons cannot come to the center. They are very pleased with the help we are giving them, as it is the life blood of the center.

DOM ORIONE

DOM ORIONE

ABOUT US

COGEF GROUP

Since beginning, Mr. Rizwan Adatia (Chairman, COGEF Group) surrounded himself with kind of people who had big ideas and have disciplines of getting things done in real life. COGEF Group has elevated and been guided by leaders like these, who constantly inspire us to achieve the next level of success.

MISSION STATEMENT

To manufacture and market consistently high-quality products that reflect local consumer tastes and demands, and which meet the firm’s ethics and sustainability standards.

VISION STATEMENT

To operate as the market leader in Mozambique, including provision of consumers with household goods at the best price-quality ratio, creating and sustaining quality jobs, and contributing toward quality-of-life improvements for all.

CONTACT US

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(+258) 21 328 518
INFO@COGEFGROUP.NET
AV. 25 DE SETEMBRO
2041 Bairo Central,
1ST FLOOR, MAPUTO
MOCAMBIQUE