Kickstart MoneyMaker Max Pump

Kickstart International

KickStart MoneyMaker Max Pump is a low-cost, human-powered treadle pump designed for use in irrigation by small scale farmers.

Product description Brand name and product description

The MoneyMaker Max Pump is a low-cost, human-powered treadle pump designed by KickStart International for use in irrigation by small scale farmers. KickStart aims to help small-holder farmers to start family enterprises using these pumps, thereby enabling the farmers to lift their families out of poverty.

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

KickStart has a presence in 16 sub-Saharan African countries.

Kenya serves as the organization’s operational headquarters of the East Africa hub which serves Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan and Rwanda. Zambia is KickStart’s headquarter for the Southern Africa hub (Zambia, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe). Ghana serves the West Africa hub (Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso and Senegal) Interview with representative

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

In the countries surrounding each hub, KickStart maintains a lighter staff footprint and works through networks of partners and distributors that include: NGOs, Governments, Churches, Farmer Organisations, UN Agencies and Bodies, Agricultural dealers and local distributors. Interview with representative

Burro brand is a major distributor of the pump.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

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

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