REVOLUTIONIZING

RURAL BUSINESSES

Creating livelihood opportunities & jobs

KUZA is an innovative social technology enterprise empowering everyone on the frontline from smallholder farmers to health workers. KUZA creates opportunities for under-served communities to learn, connect, and grow through entrepreneurship on their own terms and pace.

KUZA provides bundled solutions to its partners leveraging its unique community engagement methodology and digital infrastructure. KUZA does this through its massive digital catalog of learning content in bite-size chunks, dramatically reducing the upskilling and networking costs, making it accessible even in the off-grid areas via its proprietary micro-learning, micro-distribution & micro-mentorship approach.

Working closely with the Public, Private, and development partners like the World Bank, UN World Food Program, KUZA’s model is scaling exponentially.  To-date its work has impacted over 6 million people across Africa & Asia.

KUZA is scaling its global impact at the micro-level – one individual at a time impacting 10 of the 17 UN SDGs. KUZA won the Best for the World recognition as a certified B-Corp for the customers it serve – those earning $2 to $3 per day.

Mission

To support youth, women, and micro-entrepreneurs from informal communities with opportunities to learn, connect and grow on their terms and pace.

Empowering the people powering our planet

KUZA is revolutionising the resilience of small holder farmers by creating a front-line extension network engaging rural youth as Agripreneur each supporting a cohort of 200 smallholder farmers from their communities. KUZA provides (a) psychometry based selection process (b) incubation & training on agronomy, business, entrepreneurial, & soft skills (c) a digital toolkit with video content on good agricultural practices to offer agri-extension services (d) subscription to OneNetwork to facilitate access to inputs, credit, markets, and other allied services through a network of private sector partners (e) mentorship & business support services to create a sustainable business for Agripreneurs.

Micro Learning

Digital content to provide technical and leadership skills.

10,000+ bite-sized HD video content in 10 languages covering 40 crops, livestock, social and business skills.

Micro Distribution

Portable digital kits to provide advisory & transaction services.

Agripreneurs provide on-demand rural advisory & info. services to smallholder farmers in remote locations with low or no access to internet & other infrastructure.

Micro Mentoring

Omni-channel mentorship services in local languages.

Conversational AI bots provide in-the-moment crop advisory & bite sized knowledge nuggets to farmers & their families in local languages / dialects.

Reimagining the future of farming

KUZA’s OneNetwork, a Digital Marketplace, leverages Agripreneurs to improve the productivity, resilience, and income of the smallholder farmers. OneNetwork assists the Agripreneurs in providing rural advisory/extension services to their farmers on one side and facilitates transactions for procuring quality inputs, mechanization services, credit, market & allied services from multiple service providers on the other side. Agripreneurs sustain by earning commissions from the transactions.

A network of future

KUZA’s OneNetwork, a Digital Marketplace, leverages Agripreneurs to improve the productivity, resilience, and income of the smallholder farmers. OneNetwork assists the Agripreneurs in providing rural advisory/extension services to their farmers on one side and facilitates transactions for procuring quality inputs, mechanization services, credit, market & allied services from multiple service providers on the other side. Agripreneurs sustain by earning commissions from the transactions.

Rewiring rural communities

Designed for Africa, KUZA’s proprietary micro distribution toolkit with drip feed learning content creates learning opportunities for the rural communities on their own-terms and at their own pace without the need for internet and power to access.

Seeder

Personal Empowerment Pack

Sprouter

Community Engagement Pack

Spreader

Community Empowerment Pack

Our Partners

Our Partners