Posts by Rachael Miller
On the way to introducing a food cart vendor business in Benin, West Africa, MamaCarts has encountered all sorts of problems with sanitation, incorporation and the government. But there’s a positive spin on these infrastructure gaps: Alternative solutions do exist and people circumnavigate these difficulties on a daily basis.
Healthy Foods and New Jobs, Part 1: MamaCarts learns valuable lessons while launching food cart delivery service from scratch
MamaCarts began by pitching an idea at a business plan competition and culminated with receiving a 2013 Rockefeller Foundation Centennial Innovation Challenge Award. That’s all there is to starting a food cart delivery service in Benin, West Africa, right? Wrong.
Going Local for Food Security : Winners of GBSN MBA+ Challenge Video Contest also tackle solar power, supply chains
MamaCarts was created because our team saw an opportunity in the breakdown of current systems. By taking a grassroots approach we will be able to create localized ripples in community health and economic stability, one meal at a time. Our next step is to finalize partnerships on the ground and launch a pilot in Kenya.