Till Date Recy has directly benefitted livelihood of 75 women cassava farmers and retailers in Ogun state, Nigeria. We have provided nutritionally-enhanced product benefiting indirectly a minimum of 2,000 individuals. Contributed to organic nutrition and environmental sustainability, Recy also recovered/saved tonnes of cassava peel waste which may have otherwise been disposed/burnt contributing to carbon (CO2) emission reduction. The peels are properly harnessed and sold to the animal rearers. Farmers turning waste into wealth via the sales of cassava peels. Economically, we empower women cassava farmers via RECY franchising model.
By 2018, Recy will have directly served 300 local women farmers and 50,000 households indirectly.
By 2020, RECY will have served 1,000 women and 200,000 households.
The Recy World cassava processing innovation specifically target and partners with poor villages and systematically supports them to become effective trading-blocs where women and youth are the key focus as suppliers to various buyers. Farmers benefit from increased supply to buyers thereby increasing their sales and incomes. Local fabricators benefit from equipment fabrication while wholesale buyers benefit through efficient supply chain systems developed through the aggregation centers established under the initiative.