Under the Mango Tree(UTMT)

2009

For-profit

Livelihood

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Region of operation

India

Headquarters address

A 412, Byculla Service Industries CS, Dadoji Kondeo Cross Marg, Byculla, Mumbai Country: India Zip: 400027

Target problem

UTMT s a social enterprise that creates market access for poor primary producers while simultaneously increasing their agricultural productivity. To strengthen farming livelihoods we equip and train farmers to add beekeeping to their basket of activities as beekeeping is the only form of agriculture input that has an overwhelming positive impact on agriculture yields and farming incomes.

Key product / Service

Honey

Team size

51-100

Number of beneficiaries

15000

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Funding and Operating Model


Funding round

Angel

Total funding raised

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"The sourced honey is tested, certified, packaged and labelled in a production plant on rented premises in an industrial area, in Mumbai. The packaged products are sold online, delivered to over 100 shops in Mumbai and Bangalore, as well as to a lot of B2B partners like Taj Hotels.The company has tied up with Nature's Basket to supply in the National Capital Region. By 2015, UTMT will train 10,000 marginal farmers, creating self sufficient beekeeping clusters in various states across India."

Partners and key clients

Partners: BAIF Dhruva,BAIF Mittra, Indian Grameen Sevices Support Partners: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) supports UTMT with volunteers in various events and programmes. The Taj Group supports UTMT’s programmes in the areas around the Taj Safari lodges in Bandhavgadh National Park. The Taj Group engages with village communities by introducing beekeeping as a livelihood option and by providing financial support to program implementation.

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