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) […]
Kilimo Salama is a climate smart crop-index insurance scheme helping smallholding farms face the risks posed by adverse weather. Insurance can be purchased by individual farmers from registered vendors who have been equipped with a camera phone loaded with special software. At the time of sale, the salesperson takes a picture of a special bar […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.