myAgro

www.myagro.org

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Anushka Ratnayake

FOUNDED

2011

MISSION

To move smallholder farmers out of extreme poverty.

BUSINESS MODEL

A micro-savings model which enables farmers to save for quality inputs (seeds and fertilizer) and training services on layaway through a mobile platform and a network of village vendor partners. 

WHERE THEY WORK

Mali and Senegal.

ANNUAL BUDGET

US$5.8 million for FY17 (June-17)

DELIVERED TO DATE

Served 17,000 farmers through 351 vendors.

IMPACT

Increase in farm yields and net income.

BIG PLANS

Increase SROI to $1.50 per donor dollar (Field + corporate) in 2017. 

OUR INVESTMENT SO FAR

US$700,000 unrestricted grants.

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR
Anushka Ratnayake
FOUNDED
2011
MISSION
To get smallholder farmers out of poverty.
BUSINESS MODEL
A micro-savings model which enables farmers to save for quality inputs (seeds and fertilizer) and training services on layaway through a mobile platform and a network of village vendor partners.
WHERE THEY WORK
Mali and Senegal
ANNUAL BUDGET
US$1.4 million for FY13 (Jun-13)
DELIVERED TO DATE
1,292 farmers planting 496 hectares with a 73% savings completion rate through 12 stores and 28% average customer penetration per village.
IMPACT
Increase individual farmer harvests by 175% and income by over 200% to exceed $1,000 annually.
BIG PLANS
To move 1 million small-scale farmers beyond subsistence farming and out of poverty by 2022.
OUR INVESTMENT SO FAR
US$100,000 unrestricted grants.
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The majority of people living on less than $2/day are small-scale farmers.
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Anushka Ratnayake is the Founder and Executive Director.
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Farmers register at harvest time and plan goals for the following season, making flexible payments towards their planting package throughout the year.