NjomBE BEyond

SHIPO SMART Centre Tanzania together with CEFA, the Njombe Town Council, local entrepreneurs and a wide international network is taking the first steps to tackle the plastic problem at Njombe, Tanzania.

How might we reduce plastic wasted in Njombe town through the precious plastic movement?”


LATEST ACTIVITIES



THE CHALLENGE


 + 1000 tones

of plastic arrive to the Njombe dumpsite every year

400 %

increase on plastic and rubber imports to Tanzania since 2000 *

700 km

away is transported shredded plastic for recycling

*Source: The observatory of economic activity


OUR AIM


Empower communities in Njombe through private sector development to solve glocal challenges

“Do not only teach me how to fish, teach me how to build a rod”


HOW


Creating a supply chain for recycling machine parts and create a market for locally demanded recycled plastic products

Training local entrepreneurs on production and operation of small scale recycling machinery and business development

Involve the community, including schools, in Njombe Beyond to shed light on the problems and opportunities of plastic waste


TRANSPARENCY


Funding sources

Expenses

More coming soon

Income distribution

Coming soon

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PAST AND FUTURE ACTIVITIES


2020

Q3: learn, test & market

  • Gain experience running the compression machines and produce first products
  • Market further products

Q4: train

  • Train local entrepreneurs on machine building, machine operation and business development
  • Build extrussion machine

2019

Q1: discover & plan

Q2: crowdfunding

Q3: research & build

  • Build injection molding machine and install and fine tune it at the workshop
  • Check local demand for potential products made with recycled plastic

Q4: learn & test

  • Gain experience running the injection machine, producing molds and produce first products

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