FISH WASTE FERTILIZER

FISH WASTE FERTILIZER: LOW COST FERTILIZER

ZANZIBAR, TanzaniaZANZIBAR, Tanzania
Year Founded:
2014
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Scaling
Budget: 
< $1,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

Fertilizer made from fish remain known as waste . Each small holder farmer can be able to make their own fertilizer from fish waste . It can take 3 to 4 weaks for fish waste to be fully decomposed ready to be fertilizer.

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

What if fish waste and decay grass mix could be used to make low cost fertilizer affordable by every farmer ?
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

The project is solving the cost of buying fertilizer by farmers . Where a lot of waste generated from remain of every day family meal.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

Any person can engage in collecting fish waste in family meal mixing with decayed grass or plants to make a fertilizer with nutrients and free from chemicals.

Awards

Not yet
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

The solution will save farmers to buy expensive fertilizer so as to invest their money to buy more seed for their plants . Example instead of growing maize one acres of your budget you may grow one and half acres . The more you sell maize the more you earn , a farmers capital will continue to grow as because no need frequently fertilizer need in the soil.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

Firstly, to produce food which is non toxic food ;use of these organic fertilizers ensures that the food items produced are free of harmful chemicals. As a result, the end consumers who eat these organic products are less prone to diseases such as cancer, strokes, and skin disorders, as compared to those who consume food items produced using chemical fertilizers. Second, low cost fertilizer ; organic fertilizers can be prepared locally or on the farm itself. Hence, the cost of these fertilizers is much lower than the cost of chemical fertilizers. Third, long duration of fertile soil ; organic fertilizers ensure that the farms remain fertile for hundreds of years.Fourth, safe environment organic fertilizers ensure that the farms remain fertile for hundreds of years. . The project future benefit is to produce food free from chemicals and improve the long productivity of the soil.

Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?

Fish waste fertilizer need the continuation of societies to accept to change . As a lot of fish wastes in town areas are not properly dispose well. Societies need education on benefits through media tools so as to make environment clean.
Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

This project require low budget as only need to collect waste from different areas but resources are affordable.

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

The market place is small holder farmers, or owners of plantations
Team

Founding Story

After get a lot of bad smell result of poor disposal of waste , i started to think of good solution.

Team

The team of collecting fish waste from different places , the team of making fertilizer and team of selling into different places.
Background
Please confirm how you heard about the Unilever Awards:

Through internet search

Please confirm your role in the initiative (eg Founder/co-Founder) and your organisational title:

Founder

Which of the 8 UN Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) pre-selected for this competition does your solution relate most closely to? [select all that apply]

Responsible Consumption and Production.

Leadership and the Unilever Awards
Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.

not yet

Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?

No one