Retail Innovations

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Copia

Copia Global Inc (“Copia”) is a consumer catalog order and delivery system for nonperishable household goods serving Base of the Pyramid consumers in the developing world. Copia provides accessibility to a wide range of consumer goods, for example: thread, sewing machines, nails, hammers, matches and solar lights.

Retail innovations
August 2015

Kibarua Now

KibaruaNow is an online service marketplace that allows those who have tasks that they want to be done to request for them online and pay via M-PESA. Once payment is received, KibaruaNow will provide contact information for the selected tasker so that the client can co-ordinate times and finalize details & schedule the task. When […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

M-SASA

Dubai Bank’s mobile banking service which allows clients to check their balances, request mini-statements, deposit and withdraw cash as well as transfer funds to other accounts from their mobile devices. The bank’s customers will also be able to track the progress of loan applications and pay bills when utilizing the service.

Retail innovations
August 2015

PesaCalc

PesaCalc is a free Android app that helps mobile money users in Kenya save money when using mobile money services. PesaCalc helps Kenya’s mobile money users prepare exactly the right amount to send with the options of sending to registered and unregistered users, as well as including the withdrawal fee. The app helps users to […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Water Credit

WaterCredit uses funds from donors to leverage commercial capital to fund MFI loan portfolios targeted at clients’ water and sanitation home connection needs. These MFIs disburse loans to a community’s self-help group, which then distributes the loan to individual borrowers. Currently Water.org supports a country-wide WaterCredit initiative with four microfinance institutions in both rural and […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA)

Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA) is a regional initiative of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by Tetra Tech, with a mission of fostering the transformation of water and sanitation delivery services in Africa to achieve long-term financial sustainability through the application of market-based principles. SUWASA is designed to spread effective […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Tone kwa Tone Pata Pump

Kickstart’s mobile layaway service “Tone kwa Tone Pata Pump”  (Kiswahili for “Drop by Drop gets the Pump”) allows small-scale farmers to make incremental payments via M-PESA for an irrigation pump that is held on lawaway until payments are complete. Farmers register for the service via paper forms, and are subsequently notified via SMS that they’ve […]