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Tool-Kit
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August 2016

Human centered design Africa toolkit

This toolkit has been designed to help you generate solutions in many different fields of interest, from agriculture, to manufacturing, to banking and new technology. Throughout we use examples from some industries, but the process is equally applicable across the board. No matter which industry sector you are designing for, the human centered design (HCD) […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Tone kwa Tone Pata Pump

Kickstart’s mobile layaway service “Tone kwa Tone Pata Pump”  (Kiswahili for “Drop by Drop gets the Pump”) allows small-scale farmers to make incremental payments via M-PESA for an irrigation pump that is held on lawaway until payments are complete. Farmers register for the service via paper forms, and are subsequently notified via SMS that they’ve […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Farmforce

Farmforce is a mobile service that links smallholder farmers to other actors in the agro-value chain. The Farmforce system is composed of a web site and mobile application that are used by organizations (companies, cooperatives, governments) working with large numbers of small farmers in a large scale contract farming arrangement. The software-as-a-service platform aims to […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

FarmDrive

FarmDrive seeks to transform the way small holder farmers get access to financial services. Via their simple to use web based platform,farmers are able to register with and painlessly maintain their revenue productivity and expense records. Farmers wishing to expand their ventures are able to apply for funding via the platform.Their records combined with other […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Farm Capital

How Farm Capital Africa (FCA) works: 1. FCA pools funds from individuals and institutional Investors. 2. FCA puts in these funds as Agribusiness Capital into Agricultural Ventures for a Term based Profit share 3. FCA manages how these funds are spent on the Farm. 4. The Agripreneur focuses on the one thing they know best […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

SOKONECT

SOKONECT is a mobile application designed for use in the horticultural sector to promote production; marketing and consumption of fresh produce especially vegetables. The application acts as a link between exporting companies, small-holder farmers and consumers of fresh produce.