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maimouna ilboudo's New Entry: platform for socio-economic development of rural women producing vegetables

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Year Founded:
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
$1,000 - $10,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

Association’s Akadi aims to be a platform between rural women producing vegetables; Ouagadougou University researchers and finally worldwide customers. Researchers trains women in the production, conservation, storage and food process. The use of GPS-SIG allows us to each other and sells

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

What if the results of researchers benefit in the rural women and quality products accessible to customers ?
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

Researchers publish but alas after their thesis defenses publications are quickly forgotten in drawers and benefit anyone. Publications are not accessible to producers especially in rural areas. • Customers want the fresh and quality vegetables or processed but unfortunately does not know the location of women producers • The rural women produce tons and tons vegetables but unfortunately lack of transformation and customers vegetables rott

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

We propose to contacting women producers of vegetables in rural areas, researchers and customers through the GIS tool; Internet and telephone, and finally to constitut a microcredit structure for creation of PME Researchers' publications will be collected and published in the internet network of Akadi association. then in the long researchers and producers have visibility and interest like few monetary fallen customers will benefit quality products; fresh and easily accessible.


National supports $ 1,000
Impact: How does it Work

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

Our difference and our main innovation are: • The intergration of researchers who will send us their knowledge and expertise; the use of GPS-GIS tool and phones numbers to locating customers, researchers and women producers the establishment of a microcredit fund for PME creation

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

In our network we already have 10 researchers (3 nutritionist, 5 biochemists and agronomists 2) 02 consulting firms for PME and 6 women producers and finally 15 households (customers). futures: to link women producers in rural areas of Burkina Faso with all the network of researchers, customers and banks around the world, and vice versa. • Deliver our products abroad

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

our network of researchers filed for patents that the network of PME working with the network of looking for research and development and customers become associated in PME and that these networks are setting up a credit union

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

starts it will be free to all and subventions help us but the long, customers, producers women and the reseachers will pay a small contribution/ month which will make a company's microcredits long time Researchers 20%$ Women 10%$ Costumers 20% 0$ ONG 50%$

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

Childs fight agains hungers and theirs scolarisations.

Founding Story

When I finished my license at Microbiology Biochemistry to the University of Ouagadougou; I was elected finance Secretary of the student entreprenurial club . in order to acquire skills in the mastery of the quality of food I did a Masters in Biotechnology followed two-year internship at BAEBIB laboratory; after that I created Djikadi to fight against malnutrition and contribute to the promotion of locally-produced goods. So I sources my raw materials from surrounding villages, providing a more stable income to the community. Now wants to continue to boost the agribusiness sector in Burkina Faso to works with rural womens producers, costumers and reseachers.


ILBOUDO MAIMOUNA founders Pare Bintou rural womens agricols ouedraogo awa recherchers Ouedraogo sanata costumers
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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]

No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Gender Equality, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Responsible Consumption and Production.

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

parthers and advisors:
Francophonie Institut for entreprenurship