Kickstart Moneymaker Max

Kickstart International

Product description Brand name and product description

KickStart MoneyMaker Max – a human-powered treadle pump capable of irrigating up to 2 acres daily without any electricity requirement.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

KickStart has a presence in 16 sub-Saharan African countries with large populations of small-scale farmers (at least 0.5 million) and adequate water to irrigate. Kenya serves as the organization’s operational headquarters and East Africa hub serving Kenya, Tanzania; Ethiopia; Uganda; South Sudan and Rwanda.

Zambia is KickStart’s Southern Africa hub, serving Zambia; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Malawi; Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Ghana will serve as KickStart’s West Africa hub, serving Nigeria; Ghana; Mali; Burkina Faso and Senegal

In the countries surrounding each hub, KickStart maintains a lighter staff footprint and works through networks of partners and distributors.interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

NGOs, Governments, Churches, Farmer Organisations, UN Agencies and Bodies, Agricultural dealers and distributors. Interview with representative

Burro is also a major distributor of the pump.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

~$110 USD (Listed as GHC 440)

~$140 USD (Listed as GHC 550)

~$170 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Agriworks Mobile Irrigation Systems, MoneyMaker Hip Pump

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: improve food security and nutrition by improving yield of small-holder farmers especially of higher value crops like fruits and vegetables, to meet the consumption needs for the family and allow for surplus.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Small-scale farmers without adequate access to water for irrigation interested in operating family enterprises.

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