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The 2019 July team was tasked to focus on the process of making sales to individuals and businesses, investigating alternative distribution channels and identifying viable payment and delivery methods for customers, which involved following up on the experiments set up by the February team. To accomplish these tasks, focus was put on collecting data and identifying our customer segments, across three key locations: Dili, Hera and Dare. 50 Surveys were conducted throughout the month, where...

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Revenue Stream

Lean phase: Revenue Aim There is currently one major revenue stream, one supplementary stream and one potential stream available. The contents of this document aims to describe the individual breakdown of these revenue streams, focusing on the prices charged to individual and commercial customers, as well as the different payment methods available. Current Stage Currently, the Fugaun Seguru business is at the channel testing stage, with multiple channels being explored and...

Lachie McMillan
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Cost Structure

Lean phase: Cost Structure Aim  There are currently several costs which must be considered for the Fugaun Seguru. These costs can be separated into two main categories; fixed costs and variable costs. These categories can be divided further into smaller categories to provide a more substantial overview of the cost structure. Business Current Stage Currently, the Fugaun Seguru business is at the channel testing stage, with multiple channels being explored and validated....

Lachie McMillan
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Adopted Experiment

Lean Phase: Channels  Assumption: Customers from EOI’s between the $50 and $75 price range will convert to stove sales. Time Period: 2 weeks Success Metric: Percentage of EOIs who agree to buy the stove.   Green Light:  Order Stoves and set up delivery channel for customers. Maintain contact with customers for utility testing and impact assessment.  Success point  - 75% sales closed Orange Light-  Conduct survey on why customers did and did not follow through...

Lachie McMillan
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Adopted Experiment

Lean Phase: Channels Assumption: Other retail stores are happy to buy and display our stoves on an ongoing basis. Time Period: 2 weeks Success Metric: % of hardware stores visited that will buy our stove   Green Light- Order stoves upon conclusion of experiment for stores - when sold out, contact us to produce and deliver more Success point: More than 25% of shops are willing to buy stove (>5) Orange Light- Collect data on why retail stores will and won’t buy...

Lachie McMillan
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Customer Segment

[Customer Segment] - Mothers with Children under the age of 15   Further empathising with villagers in Vengara village we identified our customer segment as “Mothers with children under 15 in Vengara”.   We know that they are our early adopters because of these observed behaviours:   -          Spending money on tuk tuk to take their sick child to the hospital again and again -          Actively seek advice from the local nurse -          Are willing to commit long hours to...

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Problem

[PROBLEM]: Health – Negative Emotions felt due to limited access to Health – April 2019   Background The Health team went around Amisen conducting a series of face to face surveys and empathising with villagers. Speaking to a number of villagers allowed us to identify the key pain points regarding access to health. These include; Feeling frustrated and powerless due to wait times Sad, scared and powerless due to inability to solve serious illnesses of children Worried...

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Adopted Experiment

Front End Interface Lean Phase:  Solution Assumptions: Customers see value in the various application interfaces we are proposing Time Box: 2 hours Success Metric Metric:  Reach 30 people, gather ratings of each function, from 1-7 as well as feedback on why they gave the rating Criteria: Green Light - Proceed: Launch production (programming etc) and continue pre-sales Success Point  – 5/7 average rating for a specific function Orange Light  – Tweak function...

Lachie McMillan
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Theory of Change We will achieve reduced medical congestion by addressing the lack of education around health in Amisen by conducting workshops which provide communities with the ability to determine if a medical professional is necessary for an illness or injury, and then treat appropriately if possible. Evaluation Plan What are the intended outcomes of the Project? -       Provide an education around health to mothers of young children -       Reduce wait times at hospitals due...

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Solution

Lean Phase: Solution Fugaun Seguru The Fugaun Seguru (Safety Stove) delivers a solution to the previously identified most significant issue, large amounts of smoke produced in the cooking process.  This is accomplished through the design of the product, it has an insulated chamber that improves the efficiency of burning fuel and directs the hot gas flow to the cooking vessel, ensuring almost complete combustion before the flames reach the cooking surface. As the stove burns more...

Alexander Teicher
by Alexander Teicher
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Problem

Lean Phase: Problem As of 17th July 2019, PEV has conducted over 200 empathising sessions within the Timorese community, giving further clarity on problems experienced by these communities and how they relate to SDGs. Action is currently focused on making sales so that we can assess the impact of the Seguru Stove. Big picture: The UN Sustainable Development Goals that we want to address in this project include good health and well-being, affordable and clean energy, responsible...

Tia Brullo
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Lachie McMillan

Wollongong, Australia

Joined this community on Dec 19, 2018

University or Company
UOW

Degree or Work area
Engineering

Country you Trekked/are Trekking in
Timor-Lesté

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