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Chioma Ume We are asking for the support in growing this in the aforementioned African countries. 

Chioma Ume 

Hello Chioma,

Yes, eKutir is providing all of the services aforementioned. 

And as part of our scaling efforts, we are targeting a countries in West and East Africa. Currently, we have a partnership with a local social enterprise in Nigeria [Green Corps] and are in discussion with One Acre Fund [Kenya] and Care International [Cote d'Ivoire & Sierra Leone]. 

In Nigeria, we are looking at replication of the model for smallholder farmers by linking them to the markets and using the ICT-enabled ecosystem. We have identified and engaged with the local partner, who had visited India in 2015 to observe the model in action. We have provided them the necessary tools, materials, and resources to further their understanding about the implementation of our model and have been trying to raise funds to implement this in Nigeria. 

Discussions with One Acre Fund and Care International have started since a month back and it will take at most three months to materialise the partnership and move forward with eKutir's offering. 

Trust this clarifies your specific questions. 

Cheers. 

Chioma Ume  Looking forward to your feedback and response.