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HELP-GIVE-FEED: reduction of cost of living by tic

Ivory CoastIvory Coast
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$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

the cost of living continues to rise in Ivory Coast . therefore reduces the food basket and increases poverty . Through an innovative project involving ICT, 20 young student volunteers at the NGO DNA considering reducing high cost of living and help families eat better and save money.

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

all families have at least two meals a day
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

project test answer to the problem of poor access to basic necessity families. Indeed, the frequent increases on products knows the Ivory Coast has increasingly reduced the food basket and require reduced daily meals for families. this is also the basis of juvenile delinquency , begging and poverty . budgets for family expenses are not enough to sustain families

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

as a solution , we propose to act on the distribution channels ultimately reduce the cost of goods . it is known that as the circuit is , the more the costs of goods are high. we offer through this project to collect orders from households , finally making bulk purchases . what will continuously reduce the purchase price of goods by households will be placed on the platform. to achieve this goal , we will use ICT to combine orders , classify , analyze , and distribute them to households.
Impact: How does it Work

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

a family of 6 that feeds easily with $ 6 francs could eat better with the reductions obtained through this company. so if she ate once a day , it can eat twice

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

we are at the idea stage . we can not identify the actual impact , but a study shows the realism of the project and a craze of the population

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

This project will allow us to come first consumers. it will allow us to explain the benefits of buying together. it will also allow us to compete against our wholesale orders. Today we have the purchasing of basic necessity prices in our markets. we will compare our price with this project . within five years, we 'll put more than 10,000 people on the platform and we extend outside Abidjan . families can place orders through an application that we will develop . we plan to include the order taking via protables phones, which would allow all families UPTIME this platform.

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

NGO provides DNA for a local startup direction. customers who are contributing to household expenses by paying fees. this client contribution will enable the project to take over shortly. means that we seek will allow us to install the enterprise application form , to the promotion and advertising, pre-finance the purchase of marhandises and truck rental distribution .

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

with the development of the Internet, we see companies using ICT in Ivory Coast . However , the fight against the high cost of living has not yet taken into account by promteurs . So we have companies selling online only . our market is all households . we target low-income and middle-income .

Founding Story

the history of the foundation of the difficulties that our parents faced with frequent increases in the purchase price of the goods. this hinders our good education has become a challenge for us. Also this challenge, we belong to the youth league leaders of the NGO or DNA from now we feel capable of starting a business, to manage and provide employment to other young people like us


the team is up but actuellemnt is coordinated by 3 people a Senior Coordinator two deputies coordinators