Eco-friendly camp in the desert Eco-Tourism
Entrepreneur: Riadh Mnif, passionate about desert and rallies and initiator of several international events in the desert such as « Music and silence ». Before that, he managed a shoe and leather goods company for several years. He has a bachelor in Mathematics from Bordeaux University.
Project: CampMars, an ecological camp located in Timbaine, in the heart of Grand Erg Oriental, 100 km south of Douz.
Business model: The entrepreneur engages micro-entrepreneurs to manage mini-camps. He provides tents and equipment needed for the mini-camps (worth 27 KDT) which will be gradually reimbursed by the micro-entrepreneurs at 0% rate while maintaining its primary function which is the accommodation of tourists passionate about desert.
Social impact: CampMars offers a business opportunity for unemployed people living in the Douz region by allowing them to create mini camps around CampMars in order to make them independent micro-entrepreneurs and boost tourism in the region.