As an economist and business analyst interested in broadening economic opportunities for young people, I want to use data and digital technology to include youth in productive work and better economic opportunities.
3rd Innovation Challenge Winners
We are developing and piloting a mobile-based lending platform which can be used by Microfinance Institutions to provide micro credit products. It will use an algorithm based on customer use of MNO services to assess credit-worthiness, assign individual credit limits, and lend to new loan applicants.
I am an IT graduate currently working in the financial sector as a loan officer for a microfinance organisation targeting low income women in Dar es Salaam. As a woman and a technologist, I want to use demographic, financial and insurance data to empower women and young people with financial management tools and education for better financial stability.
As a team of ICT and online business experts, we want to integrate local data with e-commerce web and mobile technologies to develop an e-commerce platform for local tourism products and services, so that local vendors can expand their revenue beyond local and physical purchases by accessing cross-border and international markets.
As a provider of an end-to-end solution for employers in the market, we plan on using data and artificial intelligence (AI) to help identify and nurture talent so that we can empower youth to find employment.
As a young woman who believes in the power of technology to inspire and empower individuals to change their lives, I want to use technology to support youth engaged in selling agricultural produce by providing a mobile app that links them with potential buyers and provides data on market trends to inform their business decisions.
As a data and technology expert, I want to use technology and data to increase access to decent jobs for people with disabilities by solving challenges they face while searching for or starting jobs.
As a computer scientist with expertise in software engineering, management and entrepreneurship, he wants to use technology to connect people with safe, reliable transportation, thereby reducing road safety accidents and crimes against passengers. At the same time, young drivers can expand their customer base.
As a social enterprise organization, we are creating a network of youth in rural villages across Tanzania, connecting youth-led organizations to the data they need to make strategic decisions in providing their products and services.
KaziYetu aims to solve the misalignment between job skills and employer needs by developing a networking platform that will seek to understand employment trends, employer requirements, list jobs available by sector, and also note popular qualifications and skills lacking in the public and private sector.
WEZESHAsasa.com is the first Tanzanian web-based crowdfunding platform. Our primary goal is to raise funds mainly for social causes, and our secondary goal is helping young entrepreneurs to raise capital from investors to boost their business.
As a marketing communication consultancy firm, we want to use market, financial, sectoral policy data to empower small scale gold miners in Geita. By linking Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners (ASSM) with investors, buyers, equipment dealers, and policymakers, we can improve access to capital, equipment, technology, markets, and safety information, thereby improving their economic and social standards. Furthermore, we can inform ASSM about HIV risks and services to improve their health and productivity.
As a young but experienced leader in the banking and financial services sector, I want to use my skills, connections, and experience to collect recruitment data and generate employable skills to prepare the next cohort of young leaders so that we can increase youth employability in Tanzania.
As a startup NGO, ARTIVATION will create a platform for artists to display their work, link with buyers, and expand their artistic capabilities. Our intention is to provide employment to overcome poverty through art, elevating Zanzibar to become a global contributor to arts and crafts, creating a boom of entrepreneurs, and using art to give back to the society.
As a social innovation center, Twende empowers people to design and make technologies that solve local community challenges. We want to organize and share data about who is making what technologies, so local users can connect with local innovators, and an appropriate technology marketplace can be established in Tanzania.