The WPKitchen is a subsidized lunch program primarily designed for WordPress freelancers in Asia. It’s a caring and practical, community-oriented initiative aimed at giving back to the community. Let’s take a closer look at its mission:

The Mission
The mission is to share 1000 subsidized homemade lunches daily to freelancers, mainly using co-working spaces in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Pakistan.

  • Financial Relief: Subsidized lunches help freelancers manage income fluctuations; also, they can save on lunch costs and invest more in projects and professional growth.
  • Convenience and Time Savings: Co-working spaces are a boon for freelancers. The subsidy saves freelancers time and effort by eliminating the need to search for affordable meals elsewhere, promoting practicality and time efficiency.
  • Incentive for Co-Working Space Membership: The subsidy encourages freelancers to join or stay in co-working spaces by offering extra financial benefits alongside shared amenities. It makes these spaces even more appealing.
  • Strategic Positioning: Choosing a round number like 1000 adds clarity and simplicity to the program’s messaging. It conveys a strong and clear commitment, making it easier for stakeholders, including potential partners and investors, to understand the program’s scope and impact.
  • Brand Impact: 1000 subsidized lunches reinforce WPKitchen’s commitment to community welfare, enhancing brand visibility at scale.
  • In Summary: The selection of 1000 subsidized lunches is a strategic decision aimed at maximizing impact, community engagement, brand visibility, and overall success in supporting the well-being of WordPress freelancers in the Asian market.
  • Industry Relevance: WordPress is a widely used platform for web development and design. Targeting freelancers within this niche ensures that the subsidized lunch service aligns with the industry, offering meals to those contributing to and utilizing WordPress technologies.
  • Community Building: WordPress freelancers often work independently; offering the service in co-working spaces creates a centralized community hub, fostering connections, collaboration, and mutual support.
  • Market Opportunity: Focusing on WordPress freelancers in co-working spaces reflects an understanding of the market dynamics, as these professionals often seek community support and value-added services in their work environments.
  • Supporting Local Talents: The program supports local culinary talents by involving home chefs. This creates opportunities for home cooks to showcase their skills and potentially build a small business or culinary venture.
  • Encouraging Entrepreneurship: Engaging home chefs promotes entrepreneurship. Home cooks may see this as an opportunity to turn their passion for cooking into a small business, contributing to the overall entrepreneurial spirit of the community.
  • Nutritional Quality: Homemade meals offer fresher, whole ingredients for better nutritional control, promoting a healthier diet for freelancers than less nutritious fast food.
  • Community Building: Co-working spaces are designed to foster a sense of community among freelancers. The program prioritizes community building, collaboration, and networking opportunities naturally facilitated in a co-working environment.
  • Promoting a Professional Work Environment: Co-working spaces provide a dedicated and professional work environment outside the home. The program aims to support freelancers accessing such spaces, enhancing their focus and productivity.
  • Supporting Co-Working Space Initiatives: The program collaborates with co-working spaces to maximize impact, leveraging existing structures and initiatives to foster a supportive freelancing community.
  • Currency Considerations: Starting in countries where the local currency is equal to or lower than the Pakistani Rupee makes it more feasible to implement a subsidy program with reasonable costs, ensuring that the initiative remains financially sustainable.
  • Sponsorship Packages Alignment: The program tailored its sponsorship packages based on the economic conditions and currency values in these Asian countries, allowing for affordability and accessibility for freelancers and potential sponsors.
  • Operational Presence of Foodpanda: The presence of Foodpanda in these countries provides a reliable infrastructure for the program to collaborate with local food delivery services. This ensures a seamless and efficient process for delivering subsidized meals to freelancers in co-working spaces.

Starting in Asia, the program plans to expand globally, offering subsidized lunches to freelancers in various regions. The goal is to adapt the initiative to diverse cultural and economic contexts, envisioning worldwide support for freelancers in the near future.

HOW IT WORKS FOR FREELANCERS

Getting a subsidized lunch membership is easy. Freelancers need to meet a few requirements. Once a freelancer registers, we’ll help them order lunch from their phone, right from their workspace.

  • – Required Full Name
  • – Active contact email address
  • – Must be a WordPress freelancer
  • – Keep an active WhatsApp number
  • – Foodpanda registered email address
  • – Have a Payoneer email address (to receive funds)
  • – Lives in a city where Foodpanda operates
  • – Active freelance profile (Last Delivery ≥ 3 Months)
  • – Have earned more than $1000 to date
  • – Have an active social media presence
  • – Works in a co-working space
  • – Co-working space address and contact number
  • Proof of Freelancing: Freelance platform profile link or website 
  • Proof of Income: Invoices or payment receipts from clients
  • Proof of Projects: Online portfolio or profile showcasing past work
  • Proof of Address: co-working space membership or access card
  • Proof of Membership Fee: Screenshot of Payment or Transaction ID
  1. – Login to Foodpanda
  2. – Select Homemade Food
  3. – Go to the Checkout Page
  4. – Apply Our Voucher Code
  5. – Receive Your Order
  6. – Download and Submit Foodpanda Invoice (Optional)
  7. – Capture and Submit Lunch Photo (Optional)

WPKitchen shares lunch for 22 days, with Saturdays and Sundays off. Freelancers who complete assigned tasks for WPKitchen will receive an additional four days of complementary lunches.

HOW IT WORKS FOR SPONSORS

To register as a sponsor for this program, the sponsor must purchase a plan from our Patreon page. We offer various plans for sponsoring one freelancer up to 50 freelancers. Depending on the plan the sponsor chooses, sponsors will receive corresponding benefits. Further details are provided below.

— — Sponsorship Plans: https://www.patreon.com/join/wpk

THE PLANPRICINGSPONSORSHIP DETAILS
Solo Plan$97/monthSponsor monthly lunch for one freelancer
Trio Plan$291/monthSponsor monthly lunch for three freelancers
Fiver Plan$485/monthSponsor monthly lunch for five freelancers
The X Plan$970/monthSponsor monthly lunch for ten freelancers
Silver Plan$2425/monthSponsor monthly lunch for 25 freelancers
Golden Plan$4850/monthSponsor monthly lunch for 50 freelancers

Custom Plan – You can make a one-time payment or contribute any monthly amount to sponsor or support this initiative. JOIN NOW

The best way to make a one-time payment is to sign up and cancel the membership after being charged. You’ll know when your payment has gone through because you’ll receive an email confirmation.

— HOW TO SUBSCRIBE FOR SPONSORSHIP FROM PAKISTAN? 

  • Please send your support or sponsorship to one of the following accounts.
  • JazzCash // EasyPaisa // SadaPay // Raast Bank Transfer: 0333-9948967
  • If you prefer to pay through PayPal or Debit / Credit Card, use the following link:.

This partnership can benefit the sponsor’s brand and our new freelancer community. We look forward to the possibility of working together.

BENEFITS FOR THE SPONSORS

We appreciate every cent the sponsors have invested in WordPress freelancers, and our freelancers equally value their contributions. To ensure transparency and accountability, we have implemented a plan allowing sponsors to verify their funds’ utilization. Consequently, each time a freelancer purchases lunch, they must submit the invoice and a photo of the unpacked meal to the sponsor. This process is facilitated through Foodpanda.

To automate this process, we are negotiating a deal with FoodPanda. After completing the deal, sponsors will receive a monthly funds utilization report from FoodPanda.

The following spreadsheet will be consistently updated whenever a freelancer places a lunch order, submits an invoice, and shares a meal photo. This enables sponsors to cross-check all transactions and data.

A real example of a manual data sheet from a freelancer is attached below. See the link

https://view.monday.com

In addition to the lunch verification benefit, sponsors receive the following benefits based on the sponsorship plans they subscribe to:

  • – Get foodpanda lunch invoices
  • – Get unboxed lunch photos (optional)
  • – Shout-outs from us
  • – Get featured in our blog
  • – Sponsor’s logo on sponsors page
  • – Get featured in workspaces
  • – Get featured in our kitchen
  • – Get featured in our events
  • – Get featured on our website
  • – Hire freelancer(s): 5 hours/month (optional)
  • – Get featured in WordPress meetups

We ensure transparency and accountability by partnering with Foodpanda for meal verification. Your investment is valued, and we offer tailored benefits to enhance our partnership. 

BENEFITS FOR THE SPONSORSHIP

Sponsoring the WPKitchen subsidized lunch initiative can offer several benefits for sponsors:

  • Brand Visibility: Sponsors can gain visibility and exposure by associating their brand with a socially responsible initiative. This can enhance brand perception among the target audience, including WordPress freelancers and those within the co-working spaces where the lunches are distributed.
  • Community Engagement: Sponsoring a program like WPKitchen demonstrates a commitment to supporting the community and addressing social issues. It allows sponsors to engage with their target audience on a deeper level and build stronger connections based on shared values.
  • Positive Public Relations: Supporting a program that provides subsidized lunches to freelancers can generate positive media coverage and PR opportunities. Sponsors can showcase their involvement in initiatives that make a tangible difference in people’s lives, enhancing their reputation and credibility.
  • Networking and Partnerships: Sponsoring WPKitchen can facilitate networking opportunities and partnerships within the freelance and co-working community. It allows sponsors to connect with potential clients, collaborators, and industry influencers, meaningfully fostering relationships that may lead to future opportunities.
  • Employee Morale and Engagement: Sponsoring social initiatives can boost employee morale and engagement by demonstrating a commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Employees may feel proud to work for a company that supports initiatives like WPKitchen, leading to higher job satisfaction and retention rates.
  • Market Differentiation: In competitive industries, sponsoring programs like WPKitchen can help differentiate a company from its competitors. It signals to customers and stakeholders that the company is focused on profits and positively impacting the community, which can influence purchasing decisions.
  • Data and Insights: Sponsors may gain access to valuable data and insights about the target audience through their involvement in the program. This information can inform future marketing strategies and product development initiatives, helping sponsors better understand and meet the needs of their customers.
  • Customer Perception: Customers view companies that support social initiatives more favorably, potentially increasing customer loyalty and attracting new customers.
  • Long-term Impact: Sponsoring WPKitchen contributes to the sustainability and growth of the program, ensuring long-term benefits for the community and the sponsoring company.

Sponsoring the WPKitchen subsidized lunch initiative can be a win-win situation, benefiting both the sponsors and the community it serves. It aligns with corporate values, enhances brand reputation, and fosters meaningful connections with the target audience while positively impacting freelancers’ lives.

OTHER SUPPORTING WAYS

We prefer sponsoring lunch as our primary support method for this program, but we also have alternative ways to contribute. Details are provided below.

  • You can also make a one-time payment to support this initiative. Join and make your support at https://bit.ly/wpkitchen
  • The best way to make a one-time payment is to sign up on patreon.com and cancel the membership after being charged. 
  • If you want to sponsor and your required packages are not listed on Patreon, subscribe to custom sponsorship at https://bit.ly/wpkitchen.
  • WPKitchen is open to partnership and investment. For more information, please email us.
  • If you believe writing for us benefits us, please do, and we’ll return the favor.
  • A quick way to support this initiative is by spreading the word on social media.
  • You could share a photo of your lunch exclusively with us and your smiling face. We’d love to feature it in our blog post to build authority, engage interest, and develop confidence, enabling us to make requests similar to those of prominent figures in the industry.
  • If direct sponsorship is an issue, consider hiring me or our freelancer fellows part-time. We are willing to contribute from our salary. We are seeking a $40 per hour role.
  • You could also hire a freelancer for up to 5 hours per month in exchange for sponsorship.

Thank you for considering various ways to support our program.

THE VISION FOR THE FUTURE

Our vision is to empower freelancers worldwide with affordable, nutritious meals, fostering collaboration, creativity, and well-being in their work environments. Plans are below:

  • In the future, WPkitchen will require a team to manage various aspects of the program, such as meal preparation, logistics, customer service, marketing, and community engagement.
  • In the future, WPkitchen plans to hire chefs to serve the local freelancer community and produce YouTube videos to engage the global WordPress community in the program.
  • In the future, WPKitchen will need an office to manage centralized operations, meal preparation, administrative tasks, staff workspace, collaboration, and growth.
  • In the future, WPkitchen will require a YouTube channel to reach a broader audience, showcase its lunch recipes, and engage with the global WordPress community through video content.
  • WPkitchen aims to add subsidized tea or coffee to its menu.
  • In the future, WPKitchen will organize community events, educational workshops, networking opportunities, and share resources for freelancers and lunch options.
  • WPKitchen will develop mobile applications to offer convenient meal ordering for members, Foodpanda integration, streamlined delivery, and enhanced community communication.
  • Our app will allow seamless hiring of our freelancers, benefiting both talent and sponsors.

We’re committed to supporting freelancers worldwide with nutritious meals by expanding through team hires home chefs and enhancing the user experience for better collaboration and well-being.

MONTHLY WORDPRESS MEETUPS

Organizing monthly WordPress meetups alongside the WPKitchen program can greatly enhance its success for several reasons:

  • Community Engagement: Monthly meetups provide a platform for WordPress freelancers to connect, network, and engage with one another. This fosters a sense of community and solidarity, which can enhance the effectiveness and impact of the WPKitchen program.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Meetups offer opportunities for knowledge sharing, where freelancers can learn from each other, share best practices, and stay updated on the latest trends and developments in the WordPress ecosystem. This can empower freelancers to improve their skills and productivity, benefiting their work and the program’s success.
  • WordCamp Promotion: Organizing monthly meetups can serve as a promotional platform for WordCamp events. WordCamps are larger-scale WordPress conferences where attendees can learn from experts, participate in workshops, and build relationships within the WordPress community. By promoting WordCamps at the monthly meetups, WPKitchen can encourage freelancers to attend these events, further enriching their knowledge and connections.
  • Feedback and Improvement: Monthly meetups provide an avenue for gathering feedback from freelancers about the WPKitchen program. This feedback can be invaluable for identifying areas of improvement, addressing challenges, and refining the program to meet the needs of its beneficiaries better.
  • Resource Sharing: Meetups can facilitate resource sharing among freelancers, such as tips for finding clients, tools and plugin recommendations, and strategies for managing freelance projects effectively. This collaborative environment can strengthen the WordPress community’s support network and enhance the WPKitchen program’s overall success.
  • Community Building: Regular meetups contribute to long-term community-building efforts, creating a strong and resilient network of WordPress freelancers who support each other professionally and personally. This sense of belonging can motivate freelancers to actively participate in the WPKitchen program and contribute to its sustainability and growth.
  • Business Opportunities: Meetups create opportunities for freelancers to showcase their skills, projects, and services to potential clients or collaborators. Networking at these events can lead to new business partnerships, project collaborations, and job opportunities, helping freelancers expand their client base and grow their businesses.

In summary, monthly WordPress meetups can significantly enhance the success and impact of the WPKitchen program in supporting WordPress freelancers in Asia.

THE LAST WORD

At WPKitchen, we’re on a mission to make life easier for freelancers who work with WordPress in Asia. We want to give them delicious, homemade lunches at a price they can afford. We aim to create a friendly community where freelancers feel supported and cared for. Here’s what we’re all about:

  • Our Mission: We want to provide 1000 homemade lunches daily to freelancers in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Pakistan. This will help them save money, time, and energy so they can focus on their work and personal growth.
  • Why It Matters: By focusing on freelancers who use WordPress and work in co-working spaces, we’re targeting people who need our help. We believe this approach will greatly impact and help us reach our goals.
  • How Sponsors Can Help: We’re seeking sponsors to support our program. There are different sponsorship levels, so you can choose how much you want to contribute. In return, we’ll give you some nice perks and ensure you know how your money is used.
  • Our Vision: We’re not stopping by just providing lunches. We have big plans for the future, including hiring more staff, creating YouTube videos, and even making an app. We aim to support freelancers in every way possible so they can be successful and happy.

We’re excited about our work at WPKitchen, and we hope you’ll join us in making a difference. Your support will help us reach more freelancers and create a stronger community. Together, we can make life better for freelancers everywhere.

Thank you for considering WPKitchen. We look forward to working with you.

————— Regards,
————— Abdul Rahman
————— https://pomy.pk
————— https://wpkitchen.com