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[13 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Goodgets for sale at Ghana Post | ]
Goodgets for sale at Ghana Post

Besides partnering with Shell Ghana (potential = 99 Shell Shops), Goodget has closed a deal with Ghana Post. Ghana Post has 350 Post Offices nationwide, and Goodget has started to sell its products in 3 of them in Accra. We launched the partnership with Ghana Post during a week-long Goodget Fair at the Central Post Office in Accra in July 2014, where we convinced the staff of Ghana Post of the benefits of our products.
Before expanding to more Post Offices, we want to consolidate our business in the 3 Post …

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[13 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Goodget Opens Office in Accra | ]
Goodget Opens Office in Accra

Goodget has recently opened its country office in Accra, Ghana. We found a big house, strategically located in the Kanda area in the middle of the city, close to the Dutch Embassy and the Presidential Palace.
The house needed some renovation, but now most of the work is done and we are all settled in. The house offers enough room for an office, conference room, storage and a place to stay for Goodget staff from The Netherlands. We will be hosting a housewarming party in November 2014 or January 2015, so …

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[10 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Vacancy for Social Entrepreneur @Goodget | ]
Vacancy for Social Entrepreneur @Goodget

Goodget is looking for an entrepreneur to complement our team with knowledge of sales, project management and entrepreneurship in developing countries. Are you ready to take up the challenge of growing an innovative distribution channel for sustainable, innovative and cost-effective products in Ghana and beyond?
 
Challenge and opportunity
Goodget distributes sustainable, innovative and cost-effective products – not gadgets, but goodgets – to people who can best use them. Our products range from solar lamps, solar mobile phone chargers, water purification devices, adjustable eyeglasses, and bigger solar installations. All these products can improve …

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[5 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Meet the Goodget Ghana team

Since 1. February 2014 the Goodget Ghana team has been working hard to demonstrate and sell innovative, life improving products in and around Accra, Ghana. The team targets women’s groups, local entrepreneurs with small shops, and a number of  Shell shops and Post Offices  in Accra.
The team consists of Country Representative Anatu Ben-Lawal, Operational Manager Frimpong Kwaku Duah, and the Demonstration Team members Jane Amerley Oku and Edwige Aku Agbevan .
Training and informing the entrepreneurs about the benefits of the products is a very important part of the teams’ daily …

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[12 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Goodget Ghana is in Business

In the past month, the first goodgets have been sold to local entrepreneurs in Ghana. This means we are in business selling a range of high quality solar lamps, adjustable eyeglasses, solar mobile phone chargers and water purification devices.
Besides targeting Shell shops and other retail points in and around Accra – the capital city of Ghana – we have set up a local Goodget demonstration team to demonstrate the products to women entrepreneurs. Interested entrepreneurs can get a loan to buy stock, and they are trained to sell the products …