The Sunny River – Save Daily Shop is a retail shop that offers affordable treated drinking water, mobile phone charging, improved cooking stoves, solar lamps and other basic products & services not easily accessible to the low income earning consumer in developing countries. With unique water treatment technology, energy independency through solar power, and a unique cashless payment system the Sunny River Shop uses the benefits of modern technology to improve access to basic needs products. The Sunny River Shop creates local social and economic value by adapting a franchise system which empowers local entrepreneurs and spurs local business, while also offering payment plans for otherwise unaffordable basic home durables bridging the gap for local consumers from willingness to pay to ability to pay. Schoeller Water believes in empowerment through ownership: Schoeller Water’s business is built on a bottom-up approach as a franchise system aiming to empower local entrepreneurs and increasing local ownership in developing markets. Moreover, we understand the necessity of a well-balanced mix of products to cater to local needs most efficiently, all this is combined in the Sunny River Shops. (repeating, not needed)
The Sunny River – Save Daily Shop is a scalable shop concept that offers tailored solutions for an untapped market.
- The Sunny River – Save Daily Shop offers decentralised, affordable treated drinking water, mobile phone charging, and cost saving home appliances such as solar lamps and improved cooking stoves.
- A weather-proof, air-conditioned, secure structure that houses the components of the Sunny River – Save Daily Shop, allows an operator to safely run a retail business. This includes a shop front, operator counter, a system/inventory area and a customer access area.
- The Sunny River – Save Daily Shop produces and stores the necessary electricity required to run all its operations independent from local grid availability.
- The Sunny River – Save Daily Shop generates affordable high-quality drinking water from raw water by its water treatment system.
- As part of the franchise system, the Sunny River – Save Daily Shop is independently financed by local entrepreneurs and investors.