We are excited to announce a new grant from USAID's Development Innovation Ventures that will enable Kickstart to further test our micro-financing innovations to break down barriers to pump adoption.
" Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) supports breakthrough solutions to the world's most intractable development challenges.There's a lot of affordable technology that can spur business and better productivity in Africa, but many subsistence farmers struggle to gain access to finance. We are excited to announce a partnership with KickStart that will test new innovations in financing to increase technology adoption, enabling the creation of small businesses to lift people out of poverty.”
~ Dr. Maura O'Neill, Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Counselor to the Administrator, USAID.
Read the full press release here.