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100 seedlings of vitamins enriched vegetables to household to be planted during covid 19 pandemic to boost food security and nitrition.

My contribution aims at boosting the immune system of my community by growing vegetables enrich in vitamins and Iron by every household.

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The project onetouchfood aim to promote food security and boost immune system of my community by feeding on vegetables enrich in vitamins and other macro nutrients. 

The grant will assist us set up nursery of the vegetable seedlings and distributed them to every household. Each household will receive 100 seedlings to be grown on their farms. 

Every household will benefit from training on land preparation, crop management through online platforms to maintain social distance. 

The project also will keep people busy in farm which will help in fighting anxiety and fear brought by covid 19 pandemic. 

What is the need are you focusing on?

I am focusing in boosting the immune systems of people, fight anxiety and fear created by covid-19 pandemic by keeping people busy in farms. The people will boost their food security and reduce expenses to buy this crop from market. When people have grown Vegatable, the surplus will distributed to towns and donated to city dwellers. 

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed
  • Sharing a pivot idea your organization is considering or could consider
  • Sharing an actual pivot your organization has already made

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

I will team up with organization on distribution of seedlings to household and team up with organizations that trains on agriculture. I will team up with organizations that deals with farm produce for seeds.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

The biggest impact this project aim is boosting immune system of my community by feeding on vitamin enriched vegetables grown within three months. This project targets 10000 household who will benefit from seedlings and supplements with fruits once per week. The community will contained in their homes encouraging staying at home reducing the risk of covid 19 spreading.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Digital village youth group

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

Our organization works on improving the livelihood of my community by training them on modern technology of agriculture which are cheap and cost effective. We work with youths to embrace agriculture and fight hunger and generate income through farming.

What is your profession?


Where are you located (country)?


Where are you located (region)?

  • Eastern Africa

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Agriculture/Farming

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • 2-5 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Social Enterprise

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Funding- Loans
  • Funding- Investment

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

Training and mentorship

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Funds to execute the project to reality.

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

The project is workable and when covid-19 pandemic is over can be commercialized.

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When you don’t have any proper idea which place will be the best one to buy all-natural supplements at that time I’ll suggest you for canadian vitamin shop because they always provide all-natural and rich quality antioxidant for you. But before buying something from an unknown place try to check their reviews.