Farmer, James Mbewe

James Mbewe is a farmer with a big family who lives from farming. He is a dynamic and focused entrepreneur.James wants to expand into green pepper growing. A borehole and water pump is pre-requisite for his expansion. Jacana wants to help him in this process and partly sponsor a borehole and pump for him.Therefore, Jacana asks a small financial contribution from you.
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James is a farmer who manages to raise and support his family, provide basic education and makes some profit out his farming business. He is a role model to many people of his village. James is farming tomatoes, rape, cabbage, onions and fresh maize in huge quantities and sells his products to the marketeers. He has plans to expand his business by farming green pepper and supply retailers at the local market. At the moment he faces water challenges in the area where he is located. The streams dry up causing it difficult to have a continuous production.

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Jacana believes that James has capabilities that are worth investing in and that he is on his way to great success. For him to expand there is need for a reliable water source, a borehole and water pump would be ideal for him. He is very committed to have water at his disposal; he has already paid 70 Euros towards his borehole. Jacana appreciates people that make every effort to see themselves succeed. For this reason, Jacana is excited to partner with you so that together we help finance a borehole and water pump for James. Your financial contribution will be highly regarded and appreciated. Let us help industrious Africans who are able to lead others out of poverty.

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James Mbewe is a dynamic entrepreneur from Lembani village. He has a big family that helps him in gardening and general farming.

James and his family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacana will support James in:

  1. Providing a partly sponsored water pump.
  2. Guidance in book keeping and financial management.
  3. Monitoring, guidance and reporting.

Want to expand in growing green pepper

PROBLEMinfo

Saturday market marketeers cannot find fresh and affordable green pepper.

Saturday market marketeers cannot find a continuous supplier of green pepper

Saturday market marketeers cannot find a supplier that would deliver to them.

 

SOLUTIONinfo

Plenty of water and good managed green pepper

Green pepper at all stages of growth

Delivery services available

UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITIONinfo

Buy here:

Fresh and affordable green pepper.

Stock always available

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGEinfo

Borehole

CUSTOMERinfo

Marketeers in Chipata

EARLY ADOPTERS

Saturday market

KEY METRICSinfo

Customers coming back and buy

Increase in profit

High demand for the product

CHANNELSinfo

Word of mouth

Phone

Existing customers

MOST CRITICAL ASSUMPTION 

I think that Saturday market customers will like my fresh green pepper and that they will  buy in the future from me at k30 per box.

TEST

I will take samples of green pepper to 10 Saturday market marketeers.  GO when 5 agrees and are willing to buy then I will invest

COST STRUCTURE

Buying price K 20 for 7 kg

REVENUE STREAMS

K 30 per box

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