LishaBora is introducing a monthly SAWA Series (Someone Asked, We Answered). In this series we will be answering questions our investors and followers have posed regarding our business model, revenue projections, impact metrics and more. Have a question? Send it to email@example.com to be featured in an upcoming blog post.
LishaBora has developed a business management mobile application for dairy traders in the informal market. In this blog post, we lead you through the functionality of our latest version of our platform. We'll show you how dairy traders use the account to record milk collections from smallholder farmers, loans given out to farmers for the purchase of LishaBora Jawabu cow feeds (dairy meal) and the account balances at the end of a pay cycle for pay outs to farmers.
George Waweru Nyaga has been a dairy trader for 7 years. He has a network of 43 smallholder farmers in his village Kigongo near Kibichoi town whom he collects milk from twice per day. He's excited about the prospects of our business management mobile application to grow his business and sell our high yield Jawabu Dairy Meal (cow feed) to help increase the milk yield of his farmers.
Peter Kamau is a 28-year old business entrepreneur from Kambaa, Kenya. Peter is the first dairy trader to partner with LishaBora and pioneer the use of our business management mobile application to grow his business. In this blog post, we join Peter on his afternoon milk collection run where he collects from 55 smallholder farmers, and hear his insights on the dairy industry in Kenya's informal market.
LishaBora celebrated it's 3 year anniversary as a start-up social enterprise operating in Kiambu, Kenya on January 30th. This blog post shows how the business strategy has transformed over time bringing innovation of agriculture and technology to Kenya's informal dairy sector.
LishaBora is empowering smallholder farmers, and women in rural communities of Kenya through it's quarterly best farming practices workshops. These workshops are held by our highly knowledgeable field staff whom are experienced dairy farmers themselves. At these workshops, we share techniques of good farm management, cow health and hygiene, usage of silage and dairy meal to increase milk yields.
LishaBora is transforming the informal dairy sector in Kenya through our business management mobile application. We are partnering with dairy traders in the informal sector, who use our app to track their daily transactions including milk collections and micro-loans given to their smallholder farmer customers. Through this platform they can sell LishaBora's Jawabu Dairy Meal (cow feeds) to smallholder farmers to help increase their milk yields.