Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.
Our solar powered Tv kit has already been installed in 2000 rural households across Kenya enabling over 30,000 families members access news,information,agricultural market trends of various crops as well providing over 10,000 rural school children access to 3 more study hours every night.
Our solar powered Tv kit comes as a package comprising 19" solar powered Tv that offers Tv entertainment and other social benefits to users,2 solar bulbs that are used to light up 2 addition rooms within the house thus reducing/eradicating use of unhealthy kerosine,mobile phone charging adapter that enables mobile phone users to be able to re-charge their phones from the comfort of their houses without having to pay weekly mobile phone recharging costs.
Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.
With plans to roll out in 11 countries across Africa,our focus will be incorporating local human resource thus boosting employment rates within host countries.In Kenya,we plan to recruit,train and support 900 direct sales executives sell our product directly to customers,in addition,we shall be appointing 150 retail agents countrywide where 1 brand ambassador shall be allocated to each dealer to boost sales .In essence, we intend to employ 2400 staff.We shall replicate the same model across E. Africa market targeting 10,000 employees who shall be directly/indirectly supporting over 500,000 families within their homes.We plan to support 800 women and 900 youth entrepreneurs to set up movie movie broadcasting businesses thus earning income. 3 million rural school children will have access to 4 more home study hours by using solar lighting lamps thus doubling performance.
Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?
We are happy to report that our business idea is now under post-launching stage.We had piloted early June to September 2014 where we managed to sell 350 Tv units.We spent entire October putting a solid business model and officially launched in November 2014.Since then,we have been aggressively promoting sales using direct sales,partnership and retail agents models.Due to the growing demand for our solar Tvs across Kenya,we in final stages of setting up 2 service centres in Eldoret and Bomet regions after receiving enormous product inquiries.