Projects

Project

Zimbabwe

2019

Improving business skills amongst the 120 apprentices of Ebenezer Training Farm.

Challenge

Data and insight proposition

How do you provide students with entrepreneurial skills and views to make their farm profitable?

Project

Kucheza trained the trainers of Ebenezer and implemented the Kucheza method into the Ebenezer curriculum. Kucheza used a special version of Farming Forward customized for Ebenezer.

Photo of farmers playing the game in a playsession in the Zimbabwe project
Another photo of farmers playing the game in a playsession in the Zimbabwe project

Impact

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10 trainers at Ebenezer use the Kucheza method on a daily basis with 120 students annually.

Interview with the town’s chief

A contest amongst the trainers was won by Thamu. Thamu was awarded with a role in Farming Forward. He chose to be the Towns Chief. See the interview with Thamu what it is like to be the towns chief in the game.

Project

Kenya

2019 - 2020

Enabling Village Service Providers to provide financial business coaching to farmers.

Challenge

Data and insight proposition

How to supply Village Service Providers with financial knowledge and skills to add value for their smallholder clients?

Project

In the Seed2Feed project, 30 Village Service Providers have been recruited to provide services to and increase financial literacy among smallholder farmers. This will ultimately lead to increased creditworthiness of smallholders. We trained 30 village service providers and 40 farmers in different places with a focus on tomatoes and coffee.

Impact

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Village Service Providers train smallholder farmers and supply them with agricultural and financial services.

Project

Burkina Faso

2018 - 2019

Strengthening the management of two cooperatives in Burkina Faso

Challenge

Data and insight proposition

How can cooperative managers strengthen the resilience of their members and let them increase their income?

Project

The drops4crops project in Burkina Faso and Benin has its focus on watermanagement, entrepreneurship and adding value to the onion value chain. Kucheza provided training in record keeping, cash flow, calculating profit and loss, entrepreneurial finance, costing, business planning and cooperative business development at cooperative level. Kucheza trained 30 managers of two cooperatives.

Photo of farmers playing the game in a playsession in the Burkina project

Impact

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The cooperatives are better supporting their members with the game, which is used for training and informed decision making. Together the cooperatives represent more than 20,000 farmers.

Partner

Project

KwaZulu-Natal

2019 - 2020

Founding a New Generation Cooperative that teaches rural youth in agripreneurship and enables them to start their own farm.

Challenge

Data and insight proposition

How to give school drop-outs the opportunity to make a living from farming?

Project

Kucheza is training school drop-outs in KwaZulu-Natal in agripreneurship. Kucheza is in the process of founding a new generation cooperative to supply young agripreneurs with the possibility to start up their own farm and collaborate with peers and others.

Photo of farmers playing the game in a playsession in the KwaZulu project

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The Netherlands

+31 85 303 7245

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