Retail Innovations

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Retail innovations
August 2015

mHMtaani

Pathfinder launched mHMtaani or “Mobile health for our communities” to promote healthier communities by using mobile technology to monitor and track the health of pregnant mothers. Pathfinder’s mHealth program equips over 250 community health workers with a decision support tool housed on its CommCare Platform to provider services for maternal health and orphans and vulnerable […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Penda Health

Penda Health runs full service medical clinics. It allows for out-of-pocket payments through M-Pesa. It also offers Penda Family Cover which is an optional membership scheme that covers all Penda Health services for a year at a cost of US $35. Penda Health’s business model is based on serving a large number of low-income patients […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF)

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) of Kenya is a social health insurance fund that provides inpatient cover at hospitals nationwide. NHIF membership is open to all Kenyan adults and dependents who have a monthly income of more than Ksh 100. Formal sector employees’ contributions are paid to the Fund by their employers through traditional […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

MamaKiba

MamaKiba (meaning “MotherSavings”) is a mobile pre-payment service that allows Jacaranda clients to safely prepay towards delivery costs to encourage a culture of saving and reduces the financial burden of delivery. Visiting Jacaranda, a mother will first create an electronic health record which will give her the option to open a Mamakiba account. This installs […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Freedom From Fistula

The Freedom from Fistula Foundation was established in 2008 to provide free fistula treatment. This includes referral and treatment in Nairobi, as well as at fistula camps. Freedom from fistula (FFF) works with several of Kenya’s largest tertiary hospitals to delivery free fistula treatment. Through its work, FFF identified that transport costs present a financial […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Linda Jamii

Linda Jamii was launched to provide an affordable health insurance option to Kenyans. It provides comprehensive coverage for inpatient and outpatient services, as well as some dental and optical services. Benefits coverage includes a hospitalization income replacement benefit as well as funeral costs, should a beneficiary pass away. Using M-Pesa and a robust e-health IT […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Changamka Microhealth

A lack of a safe, cost-effective way of saving money over time makes it difficult for the poor to earmark funds for health expenses, even for expected medical costs such as maternity and delivery care. Changamka Microhealth Limited offers clients who may not have access to traditional banking platforms, various mobile savings accounts earmarked for […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

PowerHive solar microgrids

Powerhive has developed a technology platform and business model that enables financing and monetization of distributed solar microgrids. PowerHive’s solar microgrids use low-cost metering hardware that provides theft detection and local wireless communication. PowerHive uses a cloud-based software platform that tracks and manages power generating assets, provides real-time data/ analytics, and supports pre-paid billing via […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Takamoto PAYG Biogas systems

Schutter Energy is a social enterprise that installs Takamoto Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) Biogas systems in rural communities. Schutter Energy Ltd uses smart metering and mobile money. Smallholder farmer clients pay an installation fee and then only pay for the biogas they use. Their smart payment system allows farmers to purchase as little as $0.50 at a […]

Retail innovations
August 2015

Angaza solar lanterns

Angaza Design’s pay-as-you-go technology puts its products within financial reach of  kerosene-dependent households by allowing them to pay for the light in small increments over time at a cost less than they currently pay for kerosene. Angaza’s integrated hardware within the lanterns regulate energy output and enables or disables the light depending on the receipt […]