Vertical gardens for urban farmers

Nixon Samba

Kisumu, Kenya

31% paid forward



Nixon Samba

Member since

July 2021

On-time repayments

16 installments  •  81%

About Me

Hello Zidisha Family,
I am Samba Nixon, from the City of Kisumu in Kenya. Am a social entrepreneur, Human rights defender, Urbanist and a graduate Food Scientist, Technologist and Nutritionist for the past 20years.

I am the CEO of Ohigla Group Limited which is a private company incorporated in Kenya to provide agribusiness support services and food value chain addition. Am also the Chairman of the City of Kisumu Urban Areas Association (CKUAA) which is a non-profit civilian body providing oversight on the management of the City of Kisumu and promoting the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact of 2015 and The New Urban Agenda (Quito 2016)

My Business

We aggregate smallholder farmers through agribusiness training, Agro-processing and market access support services . We are currently working with urban farmers to promote vertical farming technologies and urban farming techniques.

We are also focused on Small Holder Rice farmers in the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) Kenya through value addition in rice processing and packaging, sale and distribution.

Project Proposal

We seek funds to buy materials and assemble 30 to 50 vertical gardens for sale to the local urban farmers.

My Videos

Jul 15, 2021: Agricity foods

Aug 6, 2022: Agricity foods: urban farming





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Aug 7, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $15.45

Pay It Forward contribution: $46.36


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Accra, Ghana



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Lusaka, Zambia

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