Provide Cassava milling machine for 120 Farmers

by Strategy and Innovation for Development Initiative
Provide Cassava milling machine for 120 Farmers
Provide Cassava milling machine for 120 Farmers
Provide Cassava milling machine for 120 Farmers
Provide Cassava milling machine for 120 Farmers
Apr 11, 2023

Project Update

Project Summary

This Project is aimed at reducing poverty in Bukpe Community, Nigeria, through the provision of cassava milling machine in Bukpe community, Kwali Area Council, Abuja. The provision of the machine is to improve the processing of cassava produce (garri), as well as increase the sales of garri and the economic income of 120 farmers in the community, promote a culture of entrepreneurship using the street business school curriculum.


Bukpe village has the highest number of cassava farmers. However, the economic impact of their small-scale farming is limited due to restricted access to resources to further process their cassava and more than half of the community live in poverty. Farmers interviewed revealed that at least 60% of cassava is lost in cassava processing and they incur high post-harvest losses despite the intensive application of labor. Women farmers peel cassava manually and drying takes place on the floor in homes.

Progress Report

Currently, we are still following-up with the letters written to relevant stakeholders seeking for funds to progress with our project. Since we have not gotten the amount needed to fully implement our proposed project, the amount realized have been used to undertake the activities that can be carried out which is the entrepreneurship training. Thank you.

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Organization Information

Strategy and Innovation for Development Initiative

Location: Festac Town - Nigeria
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Festac Town , Nigeria
$889 raised of $34,952 goal
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$34,063 to go
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