Cassava Grinding Factory for Nyakiyumbu Widows - FULLY FUNDED!

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Cassava Grinding Factory for Nyakiyumbu Widows - FULLY FUNDED!

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Cassava Grinding Machines for Nyakiyumbu Widows Group

Location: Kitagata Junction Opposite Nyakiyumbu Orphanage Primary School


Project Leaders:

1. Masika Perezi, +256 776 496 985

2. Biira Rosina

3. Mbambu Magret

4. Masika Sylvia

5. Ithungu Mary

6. Ithungu Restetuta

7. Kyakimwa Paskelina

8. Kyakimwa Gevina

9. Biira Agness

Total Cost: $500

Project Description:

The establishment of one small sizeable miller machine costs shs700,000 ($199). The projected revenue per one machine is estimated at an annual income of shs2,400,000 ($682). The milling project represents a viable and sustainable microeconomic enterprise providing health and living benefits. The project is potential for poverty eradication and empowerment of women through the practice of milling services. Initially, the project aims to establish two small sizeable miller machines and will be used as a platform to support the group.

Why do you think this project will make money?

The project will make money because there is little competition.

There is also availability of dry cassava since it is the stable food for us the Bakonzo who eat cassava flour mingled staff as our supper on a daily basis.

EXPENSES


Cassava Grinder Machine (2) $200 each TOTAL $398

Fuel 2 Litres $25

Weighing scale $24


Machine assistants 2 $24


Rent Monthly $27


Transporting machines from the market to the location $11

INCOME

How much profit is estimated?

Estimated profit is $97 a month. We base these figures after all operational expenses have been deducted from the estimated monthly income generated from the two machines.

COMMUNITY BENEFIT

The project shall provide new income schemes for the work of the women in the community and to alleviate poverty through training and support of local people in the practice of milling

What did you learn from the Critical Thinking Workshop - that is valuable for your project’s success?

We also learnt that magic and prayers do not work in a business - only personal commitment.

What did you learn from the Entrepreneur’s Workshop - that is valuable for your project’s success?


We learnt how to prioritize business products and services. We also learnt how to keep proper records.

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