Living Goods Provides Affordable Necessities in Uganda

By: Elise Ying-Hei Ho - Published: • References: vimeo & livinggoods.org
Focussing in Uganda, the San Francisco-based social enterprise Living Goods provides high impact goods at a low cost that are sold door-to-door by its female entrepreneurs.

Adapting the Avon business model, the social enterprise offers training to the agents so that they can go door-to-door giving demonstrations of simple, effective, affordable and energy-efficient solutions to the people’s daily struggles such as clean water, food and electricity. Offering a wide spectrum of day-to-day necessities such as clean burning stoves, bed nets, soap, fortified foods, solar-powered appliances and medicine, Living Goods also harnesses the growing market of cellular devices in Africa to their advantage, providing an assortment of SMS treatment reminders, promotions and other services for its clients

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