Our farmers have a message for you ...
KickStart realized long ago that with affordable irrigation tools, poor smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa can go from not even growing enough food to feed their family to starting a profitable business selling their surplus crops. The no give-away model of our pumps empowers people and gives them the opportunity they deserve, instead of pity. They do the work, but you make all the difference. This holiday season, we are so thankful for all of your support. Now, watch the video, our farmers who have transformed their lives have a message for you too.
Our mission is to help millions of people out of poverty. We promote sustainable economic growth and employment creation. More »
We're currently concentrating our efforts in rural areas of Kenya, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso and opened a program in Zambia in 2012. More »
As of March 1, 2014
|780,000||People out of Poverty|
|155,000||New Businesses Created|
April 18, 2014
Citi’s Voice on Forbes.com featured KickStart’s work to enable poor farmers to change their lives with our transformative technologies. Read the full article here....
March 26, 2014
"Nick Moon and Martin Fisher spent years working on development projects in Africa, only to see them fizzle. Giving stuff away wasn’t effective: Either the recipients didn’t want what they offered or the effort undercut local entrepreneurs. So in the...