Health Food Store

I am Victor Baah. I am a Registered Nutritionist. I hold a BSc in Community Nutrition from the University for Development Studies in Ghana. I have extensive experience in nutrition. I am seeking to create healthy communities through sustainable nutrition initiatives with the establishment of a chain of health food stores.

Victor Baah: Health Food Store

USD $11 of $10,500 goal


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Project Objectives

I have extensive experience in the management of diet-related diseases and obesity.

I served as an intern at the Bia West District Health Directorate, lead nutrition officer at the Essam Government Hospital, and with the Cocoa Clinic, Sefwi Debiso, between 2015-2017, where I implemented and managed various DRD clinics.

I championed several Health Education and Screening outreaches for diabetes and hypertension across churches, schools, organizations, and media stations in the Western Region of Ghana.

My deep passion is to make an impact on the lives of Ghanaians through nutrition. I am a founding member of Hoystic Nutrition, an organization that believes that community productivity can be achieved through sustainable nutrition interventions.

I now wish to contribute to creating a healthy population through sustainable nutrition initiatives with the establishment of a chain of health food stores that promote nutrition and health.

I have identified the sources of supply for the products I propose to sell. I am very familiar with those products that promote good health, and are safe for consumption.

Branding

“Good nutrition for a sustainable life”

Logo and Images

I am working on it.

Location

Techiman, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana.

Facilities

My first nutrition store will open in Techiman, with your support. The store will be fully fitted out and stocked with nutritional products.

Market

The market for my products is individuals of all ages, sick or healthy, who are striving for a strong and sustainable life.

My website will catalogue and display all my products. Anyone anywhere will be able to select the products they want and then pay for them online. I will then ship to them. This is my virtual storefront and will be a fantastic complement to my physical store.

Sustainability

This project contains one or more elements of the 17 United Nations initiatives for sustainability.

I am firmly behind all United Nations Sustainability goals and I will endeavour to reach out to all people I am associated with to encourage sustainable practices for the products I seek to sell. and in the management of our most precious environment. In my business I will do all I can to reduce my carbon footprint, including alternative energy, waste recycling, careful use of water, and the use of biodegradable packaging.

I will reach out to the poor in our communities to try to include them in our way forward to a more sustainable future.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Community Nutrition (2014), University for Development Studies, Ghana
  • PGCert in Project Management from GTI, Ghana
  • Certificate in Project Management Professional (PMP) from Certified Ghana

Funding Required

I am hoping you can help me with funds for these initial startup expenses:

  • Business registration and licensing costs, GHS1,000 or about USD220.
  • Rental costs (paid upfront) for my store, GHS5,000 or about USD1,100.
  • Office equipment including computers and other equipment and office supplies, GHS6,000 or about USD1,300.
  • Shop fit-out, GHS3,000 or about USD700.
  • Screening and assessment equipment (Blood pressure, blood sugar, and other equipment), GHS2,500 or about USD600.
  • Initial product purchase to stock shelves, GHS30,000 or about USD6,600.

The total is GHS47,500 or about USD10,500.

I am very committed to this endeavour, and I am very confident that I can make it a success. I am looking forward to your support so that I can commence my business soon.

Thank you.


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