Thanthwe Holdings Limited (Malawi) - Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Awarded Grants

Organization

Thanthwe Holdings Limited (Malawi)

FOCUS COUNTRY

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR

Agriculture and Livelihoods

Purpose

Contribute to the expansion of protected cultivation in Malawi and neighboring countries

Expected Key Deliverables

Support greenhouse manufacturing plant, model farm, and processing plant. Owned and operated by the winner of the 2018 ATI Youth Pitch Competition, this plant will train smallholder farmers for livelihood alternatives and provide urban markets for their produce. This program will reduce the cost of greenhouse technology in Malawi and neighboring countries, and it will strengthen horticultural extension services work in livelihood alternatives

Key Deliverables Received

Components received and greenhouse fabrication factory under construction, with the objective of building capacity for out-growers and entrepreneurs in greenhouse production and ultimately linking them to finance. Goal is to offer over 1,750 Malawi households access to greenhouse technology at affordable prices and to catalyze alternative livelihood jobs in greenhouse production and agriculture

Approval

Jul-19

Project End Date

Mar-21

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