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E-Commerce for Farmers Program

 
$4,000
$216,000
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Summary

The Program has reached its second phase of bridging the digital divide for farmers and fisherfolks in the countryside by providing income diversification through the sale of IT products and services.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The Philippines as well as other agriculture-based countries has an average of 3-5% digital literacy rate and 70% of those “digital-knowledge challenged” are living below the poverty line. The use of information technology to the agriculture sector brings the biggest opportunity to catapult millions of the world’s farmers and fisherfolks to the new economy.

How will this project solve this problem?

1.Training of Cooperatives to establish b2bcenters in their municipality . 2.Establish b2bcenters venture as income alternative 3.Training cooperative in using b2bcenters for trading, knowledge dissemination, and enterprise development.

Potential Long Term Impact

The program aims to develop the information technology understanding of rural residents and create additional livelihood based on the sale of IT products and services. The program aims to establish 1,500 b2bcenters nationwide.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Organization

b2bpricenow.com, Inc.

Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
http://www.b2bpricenow.com

Project Leader

Edgardo Herbosa

Managing Director
Makati City, Metro Manila Philippines

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