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The project had experienced some troubles without a PEV presence in country during March through to May. Although all systems from that time period have been salvaged or noted, the project took a great loss due to this. Through people not making their payments, and customers not receiving feedback from PEV for months left users unhappy and the project losing money. Enlisting someone to run the project during off months, preferably in-country, as a means to maintain the business is needed for...

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Channels

The solar consulting team has multiple channels of getting the product to our customer segment. Some are temporary and non-scalable and others still need to be validated by experiment.  Chief-Agents → Reduces team admin and increases scaling of business.  This is a new distribution channel currently in experimental stage showing huge potential. The 2019 June team has found that by using the chief as an agent we solve many problems that past teams have faced. We reduce the risk of...

Joshua Geller
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Cost Structure

  The cost structure segment of the lean canvas identifies the costs associated with the business. These costs are categorised into fixed and variable costs. Currently at this start up phase of the Moyo Energy business, calculating exact costs are difficult since there are many unexpected factors in play. That it why it is important to constantly update this document and to record the variable costs in order to find trends that in the future can be used to estimate these approximate...

Joshua Geller
by Joshua Geller
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Revenue Stream

Currently, Project Everest Ventures (PEV) Solar Consulting Team is offering 1 product via 3 payment methods in the Nancholi and greater Blantyre region: Upfront payments of K35,000 Monthly payment plan with K7,200 installments over 5 months (six payments total, including deposit) totalling K43,200 Layby sales: customer places a deposit of K10,000 (this amount can be increased/decreased, to try and make customers commit) to reserve the product, and pays the remaining K25,000 in a...

Aodhán
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Adopted Experiment

Lean Phase: Supply Chain, Distribution Channels. Assumption: Trained, local agents are able to operate autonomously and sustain business sales operations during and in-between PEV Trekker Solar Project dates. Time Period: 4 weeks Key Metric: Number of monthly sales per agent. Positive Outcome - over 20 sales made per agent. Negative Outcome - less than 5 sales made per agent. Criteria: Success Point: 20+ sales per agent each month. Green Light- Depending on the...

Michael Puntillo
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Michael Puntillo
Work Update

Introduction In-country operations for Solar Malawi resumed this June and is in its third week, continuing off from the previous team in February. As usual, the team’s goals revolved around sales of a solar product and the accompanying infrastructure (eg. software for automated texting, sales logistics, accounting, etc). The current version of solar product we are selling is the GD-8017A by GDLITE - a solar powered battery which discharges stored electricity in the form of a torch, up to...

Anthony Liu
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Joshua Geller

Australia

Joined this community on Mar 6, 2019

University or Company
UNSW

Degree or Work area
Engineering

Country you Trekked/are Trekking in
Malawi

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