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Do you want to become a farmer someday? There are 1000 online scholarship slots available

Updated: Mar 19, 2022


Peki Hub is pleased to announce the availability of 1000 online scholarship slots to all who wish to learn how to farm any crop or livestock within our list of options.


Application Deadline: Always Available

To apply: click here


This forms part of our WeFarm program designed to train the youth in producing high-quality agricultural produce for export. Applicants who successfully complete the training process will be given certificates.



Scholarship Application Process

You will choose from a list of crops and livestock training courses we have available and will be informed if you qualify for the scholarship within 30 days.


The learning process

  • Stage 1 of the agribusiness courses will be delivered online from 6th October 2021.

  • It will be self-paced and free of charge (for successful scholarship applicants).

  • A mentor will be available online throughout the learning process to support you.

  • The average time required to complete each course is 72 hours.


Successful applicants who are able to complete the online course within 12 months and show mastery of knowledge acquired stand the opportunity to benefit for one year;


  1. Free access to 0.5 acres of farmland

  2. One trained farm worker

  3. Opportunity to join our farmer cooperative

  4. Free extension services

  5. Shared farm security

  6. Detailed agribusiness plan for a crop or livestock of your choice

  7. Guaranteed purchase of farm produce


Easy access to;

  1. Organic Fertilizers and pesticides

  2. Farm machinery

  3. Accounting & Legal services

  4. Seeds and seedlings


What You Will Learn


A. Economic Opportunities in the crop or livestock selected

Global Demand for the crop or livestock

Global supply for the crop or livestock

Potential profit in farming this crop or livestock


B. Brief Summary of the Crop or Livestock

Summary

Time to Harvest

Health Benefits

Botanical Name

Types & Suitable Varieties

Climatic Requirements


C. Planting

Source of Planting Material

Land Preparation



D. Care of plants or livestock

Nutritional requirements or plants or livestock

Organic Fertilizer application for plants, Multivitamins for livestock

Weed Control for plants


E. Water Management

Mulching

Irrigation - Our Network of Wells, Swales and Pools

F. Pest and Disease Control

Name of Pest or Disease

Identification of Pest or Disease

Nature of Spread of Pest or Disease

Control and Prevention of Pest or Disease

Beneficial Living Organisms/Insects for Crop or Livestock


G. Harvesting & Storage of crops or livestock

How to

Expected Yield

Storage of crops or livestock

Packaging of Crops or livestock


H. Even More Opportunities within the Crop or livestock value chain

Seed production

Organic fertiliser production

Beneficial insects breeding

Raw foods processing

Producing packaging items/ideas

Food product ideas from the crop or livestock


I. Farm Risk Management

Farm Insurance


J. Financials I: Costs and Revenue

Our Cost Reduction strategy

Integrated Farm Approach

Nearness to Raw Materials

Shared security

Shared risks

Shared stake in all farms

Shared Branding, Marketing & Sales

Our network of sales agents and storefronts

Our internship strategy

Operational Budget with and without our network of partner hub farms

Materials

Labour

Expected Revenue with and without our partner hubs

Our tourism element

Our ecological homes element


K. Financials II: Our Investment & Job Opportunities

Become a shareholder

Become a Partner StoreFront

Become a wholesaler

Become a retailer

Become a sales agent

Become an Intern



If you have any questions, kindly leave a comment below.

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