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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Beautiful You Initiative engages young girls in dialogues on key issues that affect them. The Beautiful You Initiative provides digital and physicals platforms for open dialogue on the issues that closely affect young girls, inspires them to share their challenges and empowers them to collectively drive solutions.
Itakuwa Poa! is an illustrative platform that provides information on substance abuse, rehabilitation and prevention, supported by dance-theatre, music, animated cartoons and video-stories. Itakuwa Poa! creates community ambassadors, who will use the platform to support the recovery of drug users and prevent drug abuse. This is a combination of technology and art to solve a major problem in the community.
Tanzanian youth often lack information on their rights and therefore fail to report or speak out against abuse. HAKISA mobile application enables people to read, save, and download informative articles and contents such as posters, flyers and videos that will help users to share to communities.
The smart growth application is an electronic diary will give autonomy to caregivers. It will follow the child’s growth in real-time; provide instant dietary information and what the child would be required to eat in terms of diversity, frequency, and amount of food; remind caregivers of important milestones in immunization and clinics visits.
Niokoe is an electronic system to analyze and visualize substance abuse data relevant to community-level decision-makers. The system will use data to improve efficiency of efforts to target HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, and treatment services, especially to people using injection drugs.