Kijani Uganda Ltd Scaling up production and distribution of washable diapers in Uganda

Scaling up the production and distribution of washable, biodegradable diapers, creating opportunities for young women while enabling access to the product for low-income families in Uganda.

Fundraising

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Idea

We have an elevator pitch. We are already working in <abbr title="Base of the Pyramid">BoP</abbr> markets and want to improve our current offering.
We have an elevator pitch. We are already working in BoP markets and want to improve our current offering.

Scaling up production and distribution of washable, biodegradable diapers in Uganda to create jobs and income for women and youth while enabling access to affordable washable diapers for low income families.

Team

Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.
Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.

Valerie Muigai, Managing Director/Founder. Amidiong Ruth, Sales Manager. Other key management team members will be hired soon (Production Manager, Marketing Director)


Product

We have a working product or service. The product is built with open hardware and/or software, so there is no proprietary third-party IP.
We have a working product or service. The product is built with open hardware and/or software, so there is no proprietary third-party IP.

We have washable diapers on the market and have sold over 10,000 diapers

Revenue

We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.
We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.

We sell diapers direct to consumers, through female micro-distributors (Ambassadors), and through partnerships with NGOs, community outlets, and community health centers.


Inclusiveness

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as distributors. We involve low-income groups as employees.

Kijani creates jobs in tailoring and snapping for low income women, trains women to be micro-distributors (estimated 80% of Ambassadors are from low income tiers), and offers an affordable product to low income consumers.

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as distributors. We involve low-income groups as employees.

In the next 2 years, we will hire 30 low income women, train 200 Ambassadors (80% from low income tiers), form 20 partners with NGOs and community groups, and reach 93500 customers (90% from low income tiers)

  1. Idea and Stage

  2. Team and Organization

  3. Market and Marketing

  4. Finance

  5. Impact

  6. Investment

Team

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