The monsoons had set in during the time, four of my teammates and I had to travel through waterlogged roads to find farmers and potential locations; it was a crazy feeling and I felt like I was part of a great adventure!
The dynamic culture keeps us all connected - across hierarchies, from the CEO to executives, everyone is treated as equals. The main factor that drove the company to the top can be undoubtedly owed to us, the people of Ninjacart.
Initially, surviving in a new city was difficult; there were times when I wanted to give up and return to my village. But I had a duty towards my children and my family, and it is only because of them that I never turned back and continued working hard towards my dream.
World Diabetes Day is marked every year on 14th November and according to the International Diabetes Federation, the theme for this year's World Diabetes Day is Family and Diabetes.
Here I am, as a 23-year-old and already a manager. That's the beauty of Ninjacart - people who perform will always be rewarded, no matter your age or designation.
What drew me towards Ninjacart was the business idea. Farmers have the skillset to grow crops, but they are misinformed or clueless about what they can do next. We help by doing just that for them.
In the farming business, there's no time to waste. Now that I save time with Ninjacart and have more of a steady income, I am able to meet all my needs
In 2011, a Belgian college student ate pasta for lunch, like he had every afternoon that week, and died 10 hours later. The pasta he ate was made 5 days earlier and had been left unrefrigerated.
The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation believes that everyone has an important part to play right from farmers, agri businesses, government, institutions, Private businesses, traders, teachers and individuals.
On most days I finish all my work at the Collection Centre within 2 hours. With all this time saved, I am able to spend more quality time with my family and also grow a variety of other vegetables in my fields.
It was a complete shift in environment for me - from working in an AC room to walking around a busy market for hours. But, I loved what I did; I had the opportunity to understand every aspect of the business.
With the app, we had a clear idea of prices and the margins we had to set. We now sell at an average price which helps us turn a profit. We expanded to this bigger store just a month ago.
Experimenting with a completely different role than what you signed up for is not everyone's cup of tea. I learned the Ins and Outs of Sales Operations - right from pickups to delivery which helped my performance.
I order from the app before I sleep at night, and it gives me a sense of peace that my produce will arrive on time the next day, and the delivery is always of the right quantity.
You don't usually find women in ground operations roles. But here, nobody underestimates me because of my gender, be it with respect to my performance or my responsibilities.
Previously, I'd lose a lot of time and money going to the market. Moreover, the prices Ninjacart offers are better than the market and the quality is much fresher.
I work with a lot of people every day while I deliver fruits and vegetables to customers. I don't look at the people I work with as colleagues or friends; they are more like brothers to me.