SUGECO Incubation Program
SUGECO provides time and space for youth to develop, start and manage their business enterprises. This Program is designed to promote innovative business ideas and cultivate business development skills to young entrepreneurs. Jolenta Joseph a nutritionist, agri-food processor and the founder of SANAVITA COMPANY LTD, and is one among the beneficiaries of SUGECO’s Incubation Program getting mentorship and coaching support in her business. SUGECO’s Incubation program is empowering youth to engage in the agricultural value chain by strengthening their skills and promoting formation of agro-enterprises.
SANAVITA COMPANY LTD participated in the SUN Pitch Competition 2020 and announced the winner of ‘GAIN’s Food Technology Innovation Prize’ and AGREA's Mentorship Prize for providing food technology innovations that creates solutions that are affordable, safe and flavorsome for the value-added products.
“This is really good news for us. We are aiming to end hidden hunger in Tanzania and this prize means growth for us,” says Jolenta Joseph, whose company uses Solar Dryer Technology to process highly nutritious crops such as Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP), Pro-Vitamin A (PVA) and High Iron and Zinc beans into consumable food products.