Retail Innovations

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Susteq

Susteq provides reliable water access through micro-payments to people without fixed connection in their homes and supports water organizations with installation of pre paid meters in rural and urban communities. Because people in these communities pay a small amount for water access, their water-points can be maintained in a sustainable way.

Retail innovations
August 2015

Grundfos LifeLink

Grundfos Lifelink supplies, installs and services pay-as-you-go water solutions. Its applications include a standalone water kiosk, a communal water point with separate water supply, and mini-grid water points with separate water supplies. Grundfos Lifelink utilizes automatic water dispensers that come with an integrated revenue management system that tracks consumption, credit transactions, technical performance, and needed […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Lipa Karo na M-PESA

Launched in 2010, Lipa Karo is a Safaricom service that enables school fees payment via M-Pesa.  Upon signing up, a school is issued with a unique aggregated Paybill/business number to which school fees are remitted. Funds received via the school’s M-pesa paybill number are consolidated in the school’s Paybill account and can be withdrawn  and transferred to the […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Eneza

Eneza is a virtual tutor and teacher’s assistant on a low-cost mobile phone. available by dialing *291# from a Safaricom line or registering online. Eneza, formerly mPrep, provides educational content via SMS/USSD and web to 170,000 upper primary school students in Kenya. Content includes quizzes and mini-lessons for the students, as well as data and […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is large-scale chain of low-cost, private schools primary and pre-primary schools that leverages research, technology, and data analysis in order to standardize and scale teaching. Administrative operations such as billing, payments, expense management, payroll processing, and admissions are automated through smartphone and tablet applications for managers and teachers. The applications are connected […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Farmforce

Farmforce is a mobile service that links smallholder farmers to other actors in the agro-value chain. The Farmforce system is composed of a web site and mobile application that are used by organizations (companies, cooperatives, governments) working with large numbers of small farmers in a large scale contract farming arrangement. The software-as-a-service platform aims to […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

FarmDrive

FarmDrive seeks to transform the way small holder farmers get access to financial services. Via their simple to use web based platform,farmers are able to register with and painlessly maintain their revenue productivity and expense records. Farmers wishing to expand their ventures are able to apply for funding via the platform.Their records combined with other […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Farm Capital

How Farm Capital Africa (FCA) works: 1. FCA pools funds from individuals and institutional Investors. 2. FCA puts in these funds as Agribusiness Capital into Agricultural Ventures for a Term based Profit share 3. FCA manages how these funds are spent on the Farm. 4. The Agripreneur focuses on the one thing they know best […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

SOKONECT

SOKONECT is a mobile application designed for use in the horticultural sector to promote production; marketing and consumption of fresh produce especially vegetables. The application acts as a link between exporting companies, small-holder farmers and consumers of fresh produce.

Retail innovations
August 2015

Juhudi Kilimo Dairy Insurance

Juhudi Kilimo, a provider of smallholder agricultural asset financing, now offers a mobile phone-enabled livestock insurance product.  Through this service, borrowers can obtain dairy insurance when purchasing a cow.  Borrowers pay a premium of 3.5% of the cost of the cow, and commit to following a Best Practice Care Calendar that includes vaccination, tick control, […]