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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)
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.
We have set up vertical farming technology demonstration site at our head offices in Mamboleo. We now target to recruit and Pre-train 50 urban farmers from the City of Kisumu in the month of August 2021. Pre-Training Brief is a 4hour marketing activity aimed at exposing urban residents into urban farming technologies promoted by us under the AgriCity Foods.
Our head offices shall contribute to this in-kind by providing a training venue, furniture, electricity, ablution services, and a trainer. We now seek additional funding to purchase the following items to conduct this training
a). Trainee Stationery materials (Biro pens, Notebooks & Nametags),
b). Trainer Stationary (Marker Pens, Print Outs & Flip Charts)
c). Refreshments, Drinking water & snacks
d). COVID19 PPEs (Face Masks, Sanitizers)
e) Assorted Gardening Equipment
This pre-training brief aims to recruit additional 50 urban farmers and increase our sales revenue by atleast Ksh.150,000 (USD1500) assuming each trainee purchases 1 unit of the pyramid garden valued at Ksh.3,000 (USD30).
50 additional urban farmers shall increase food productivity in the City of Kisumu and make atleast 50households food secure.
Jul 15, 2021: Agricity foods
Aug 6, 2022: Agricity foods: urban farming
Pay It Forward
Aug 2, 2021
Cost to entrepreneur
Service fee: $3.43