Jacana’s business plan

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Annual Report 2015

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Annual Report 2016

Running Lean Canvas model

The “Running Lean canvas model” is a practical method of presenting a business plan. The video at the bottom of this page explains how to read this. There is  Running Lean Canvas model for each our our customer groups.

African Entrepreneur

African Entrepreneur

PROBLEMinfo

No or no access to money for investment to increase.
Formulation of the plan not good enough for bank.
Missing some skills to increase the business

EXISTING ALTERNATIVES

PUM banks

SOLUTIONinfo

Individual training of the entrepreneur (plan, bookkeeping, computer).
Jacana will individually support the entrepreneur in making a good business plan and getting access to credit.
Through website entrepreneur will be linked to expert.

UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITIONinfo

One to one contact with an expert with experience and passion for the same field of work.
Gets opportunity to experience different business approaches internationaly.

OUR ADVANTAGEinfo

The African entrepreneur decides what kind of support he needs (not Jacana or expert).
The entrepreneur will be supported, guided and monitored during a longer time by an expert and Jacana.

CUSTOMERinfo

Small African entrepreneurs with a plan to grow and who are willing to pay for a workshop.

EARLY ADOPTERS

Small African entrepreneurs close by (network, physically)

KEY METRICSinfo

Find entrepreneurs
Year 1: 14 entrepreneurs
Year 2: 42 entrepreneurs
Year 3: 66 entrepreneurs
80% of supported entrepreneurs did grow according to plan.

CHANNELSinfo

Events and local conferences.
Local partner
Churches
Word of mouth
Radio
Facebook and Website

COST STRUCTUREinfo

Year 1: 30.000 euro investment and 2.000 euro per entrepreneur.
Year 2: between 1.500 and 2.000 euro per entrepreneur.
Year 3: between 1.100 and 1.500 euro per entrepreneur.

REVENUE STREAMSinfo

Entrepreneur pays a part of the workshop costs.
Donations (individual donations per entrepreneur).
Donations for Jacana as organisation.

Expert

Expert

PROBLEMinfo

How to find a reliable African entrepreneur to help.
Will my help be sustainable
Common problems with another culture (work, housing,
travelling, food etc.).

 

EXISTING ALTERNATIVES

PUM, VSO, People who experiment on their
holiday.

SOLUTIONinfo

Website Jacana where
preselected entrepreneurs are
posted.
Long term Monitoring and Guidance of entrepreneur by Jacana and ability to stay in touch.
Coaching and preparation of
expert.

UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITIONinfo

People will get an unforgettable experience working with entrepreneur in Africa. Real time experience.
The feeling that when you are retired, your skills will be transferred and appriciated by peolpe who need them most.

Life does not stop after the retirement age.
Goal in life is not only earning money, but also life satisfaction.

OUR ADVANTAGEinfo

Jacana is constaltly guiding and monitoring the entrepreneur for a longer time.
Pre-selection, training and individual coaching of entrepreneur and expert.

CUSTOMERinfo

Experiennce people with an interest in helping small entrepreneurs
in African cultures.

 

EARLY ADOPTERS

Retired experts.

KEY METRICSinfo

Find experts for entrepreneurs
Year 1: 14 experts
Year 2: 42 experts
Year 3: 66 experts
80% of supported entrepreneurs did grow according to plan.

CHANNELSinfo

Friends
Website
Facebook
Linked-in
Word of mouth
Newsletter

COST STRUCTUREinfo

Year 1: 30.000 euro investment and 2.000 euro per entrepreneur.
Year 2: between 1.500 and 2.000 euro per entrepreneur.
Year 3: between 1.100 and 1.500 euro per entrepreneur.

REVENUE STREAMSinfo

Expert pays own costs (flight, housing, . . )
Donors, individuals who want to support one entrepreneur
Donors for Jacana as organisation

Sponsor

DonorShadow

PROBLEMinfo

How do I find an organisation that I can trust?
What happens / happened with the money I donated?
How do I know that the support (through money) leads to efficiency and sustainability?

EXISTING ALTERNATIVES

All other crowd funding organisations.

SOLUTIONinfo

Newsletter where we show our progress per entrepreneur.
Yearly financial report.
Website with foto’s and video’s.
Long term support, guidance and monitoring, donor can follow the entrepreneur for a longer time with frequent updates. The more cases Jacana can show the more trust will be created.

UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITIONinfo

Donor can see track record on website with transparent information.
People donate for one specific entrepreneur and get feedback of the effects through website and newsletters.
Each entrepreneur has a to him dedicated newsletter and this will be shared with the donor.

OUR ADVANTAGEinfo

Jacana systems are designed to inform the donor to the point and frequently.

CUSTOMERinfo

Development organisations (inter)national.
Individual donors

EARLY ADOPTERS

Individual donor from our existing network

KEY METRICSinfo

Find
Year 1: donations for 14 entrepreneurs.
Year 2: donations for 42 entrepreneurs.
Year 3: donations for 66 entrepreneurs.
80 % of the entrepreneurs is successful.

CHANNELSinfo

Friends
Network (of partners)
Website
Facebook
Linked in

COST STRUCTUREinfo

Year 1: 30.000 euro investment and 2.000 euro per entrepreneur.
Year 2: between 1.500 and 2.000 euro per entrepreneur.
Year 3: between 1.100 and 1.500 euro per entrepreneur.

REVENUE STREAMSinfo

Entrepreneur pays a part of the workshop costs.
Donations (individual donations per entrepreneur).
Donations for Jacana as organisation.

(*) The Running Lean model is desinged by Mr. Ash Mautya & Eric Ries and is based on the Canvas model.

 

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