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Fresh farm stores

Ensure food security to Urban Dwellers on lock down by providing an Application that links to farmer produce and offers home delivery .

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What is the need are you focusing on?

Enhance fresh farms Africa is an organization that tends to address the current food security issue by providing infrastructure and access to fresh food products from farmers through use of Mobile App technology while managing an elaborate supply chain network. We have developed the Fresh farm Stores which is an online platform that allows clients on Lock down to make requests on essential food commodities and get home deliveries within reasonable time at affordable pricing. This solution not only addresses the food insecurity that is emerging in urban centers but also provides crucial source of income to our network of small holder farmers in Kenya.

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

Kenyan Law courts have adopted measures to ensure Justice is continuously served even on this crisis, leveraging on technology to decongest the courtrooms.An example is the Malindi Law Courts in southeastern Kenya who initiated live court proceedings via a video conferencing facility enabled by the Skype technology and handled 157 matters handled by close of business. This has encouraged other courts in other counties to take suit including Nairobi, Mombasa Taita taveta amongst others thus ensuring justice is served even with the escalating Covid 19 epidemic. This allows people to know that even on a crisis, Law and Order is still needed and Justice will be served.

What is your profession?

I work in the Social Impact sector as a financial expert

Where are you located (country)?

Kenya

Where are you located (region)?

  • Eastern Africa

Which industry do you work in?

  • Agriculture/Farming
  • Food Services
  • Technology

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

No

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Welcome to the challenge Anthony onyango . It is exciting to learn about your idea, especially applying technology and in helping homes access food especially for the urban dweller. I'm curious what the progress has been so far.

Since you are suggesting a new idea that might benefit from more feedback, would it be possible for you to re-submit the under the ideas section: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/covid-19-business-pivot-challenge-ideation/ideas for considering for the challenge prize with other ideas? Let us know if you have additional questions. Here is more about the prize: https://www.openideo.com/challenge-briefs/covid-19-business-pivot-challenge#detail-4

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Photo of Anthony onyango
Team

Hi Isaaac,

Thanks for reaching out, i have applied under the idea section as advised. The Idea is a project we are currently conducting and we have finalized the Mobile Application development and might launch end of May we intend to be very interactive with both consumers an small holder farmers in the coming months.