Updated Apr 23, 2019

Taka Taka Solutions

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High-Quality Organic Fertilizer from Urban Waste

A holistic approach of sourcing urban waste, composting and selling high quality organic fertilizers
How does your innovation work?
Addressing soil fertility by promoting organic fertilizer will increase productivity and fuel the next green revolution in Africa. The project “ Closing the urban-rural nutrient cycle: From waste to increase agricultural productivity” will address these issue...
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A holistic approach of sourcing urban waste, composting and selling high quality organic fertilizers
How does your innovation work?
Addressing soil fertility by promoting organic fertilizer will increase productivity and fuel the next green revolution in Africa. The project “ Closing the urban-rural nutrient cycle: From waste to increase agricultural productivity” will address these issues through a holistic approach of sourcing urban waste, composting and selling high quality organic fertilizers via a growing network of agro-dealers. The project will leverage the innovative work of both Taka Taka Solutions and Farm Shop.
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Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Taka Taka Solutions, an award winning social enterprise, uses a ground-breaking waste management model to collect and process Nairobi’s previously unused organic waste into high quality organic fertilizer. Farm Shops set new standards in reaching smallholder farmers through its agro-dealer franchising network. Significant results and proof of concept have already been achieved by both partners.
Registered in Kenyain Kenya

Focus Areas:

Agriculture, Environment, Soil Management and 2 MoreSEE ALL

Agriculture, Environment, Soil Management, Entrepreneurship and Waste ManagementSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Kenya

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Country Implemented In
$892,614
Funds Raised to Date
Verified Funding
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Planned Goals and Milestones

Taka Taka Solutions is collecting waste from 10,000 people in lower income areas, created 30 jobs for youth and processes 6 tons of organic waste per day. Farm Shop has five agro-dealer franchisees, reaching already more than 2,500 smallholder farmers with high quality products and services. The two-year project will include: Research (9 months), Market testing (9 months) and commercial launch (6 months).

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New Country Implemented In
Kenya