My comments:

How about an NGO running a franchise where they license those
cyber-cafes to small entrepreneurs.

1) The NGO provides the training and investment seed to individuals who
want to start their cyber-cafe.

2) The individuals purchase a franchise license to run the cyber-cafe.

3) The investor in return pays a yearly franchise fee to the NGO and
also complies with some rules set to protect the community. For example,
the cyber-cafe has to remain in the community.

4) A portion of the franchise fee is used to cover internal costs to pay
the NGO and also to support other projects in the community.

This way, the NGO does not control the financial profit of the investor
but controls the benefit of the cyber-cafe in the community.


Jean-Patrick Lucien 
EDEM Foundation

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