- Year Selected: 2019
- Age at selection: 22
- Venture: Poultry
- Country: Zambia
- Sector: Consumer Products
Olipah Chomba started her chicken farm as a survivalist entrepreneur. With aspirations to finish her medical degree, Olipah left her studies due to health issues and discovered her passion for farming. Not long after pursuing her farming activities and receiving support from her brother, Olipah founded Poultry.
Poultry is a poultry enterprise which orders broiler chicken, nurtures them for a period six weeks by providing them with the necessary vaccines and medicine. When the product is ready they inform and sell it to their consumers, namely (marketers and restaurants). They further deliver the stock and dress the chickens upon request.
Poultry currently supplies 1000 chickens a month but has high aspirations to supply many more. The company currently employs 4 people who help with the logistics, farming and marketing of the business.