Meet Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro co-founders of Kepya , an online market place that connects farmer directly with offtakers and freight companies and helps them to get higher prices for their produce and farm with increased predictability.
In the interview Marcio and Arão share
- How they came up with the idea for the venture
- How they tested the model for Kepya and matched their first farmer with an off taker
- What challenges they faced on their journey and how they overcame them
- And what their advice for young Angolans is
They also share a lot of insights around the challenges farmers face and how the solved the challenge of getting smallholder famers to use technology and actually work through the Keypa online platform.
There is a lot of good stuff in this interview and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
And now, without further ado, enter Marcio and Arão.