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PROJECT AFRICAN SKY NOURISH
THE THE MARKET THE PRODUCT
THE PLAN DISTRIBUTION
THE RETURN PROFIT IMPACT
• Made available at hospitals.
Hospitals • Typically lower quality
• Hospital Stores, Scrub Stores,
Retail Walmart, Online.
• Varying price and quality levels.
Direct to • Sales people visit the hospital
Consumer • Varying price and quality levels.
44% of Revenue
goes to African
Cost of Goods Sold, which goes
back to African Sky Farmers in
Profit to Nourish to be reinvested
in sustainable development
Profit to Nourish to cover cost
associated with training students
Providing shipping and
warehousing services and
Oversees operations on the
ground in Mali, ensuring that
workers are paid a fair wage
(currently twice the industry
Production African Sky oversees production in Mali. Riley Life
arranges shipping to the United States.
Nourish Chapters leverage their position on
campus to market directly to consumers.
Chapters follow up marketing with face-to-face
sales, also encourage referrals and word of mouth.
Riley Life ships orders bi-weekly to campus
Chapters which deliver directly to the consumer.
The Nourish National Office sends follow-up
surveys to monitor customer satisfaction.
26 Nourish Campuses have
Other Campuses Medical, Nursing or Dental
Retail Student and Stores
Start-up Costs $10,000 Return on Investment
(for each Batch)
First batch of scrubs $8,820 Revenue $12,600
Warehousing $500 Profit to Nourish $2600
Shipping $500 Invested in Mali Farmers $8,820
Materials $180 New Potential Donors 300
(valued at $3 per donor
Volunteer Hours 50 hrs