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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
APA Insurance in Kenya has developed an index-based product for livestock in cooperation with the International Livestock Research Institute, World Vision, and Leapfrog. The product uses a mobile platform to enroll customers and communicate policy details. In addition, farmers can make insurance payments and receive payouts via M-PESA. The service uses satellite imagery and proprietary […]
The Kilimo Booster offered by Musoni is an agricultural loan for smallholder farmers. It utilizes M-Pesa for all loan disbursements and repayments. Loan values range from KES 5,000-350,000 (approx. USD 60-4,000), and loan terms are up to 12 months with up to a 6 month grace period. Monthly interest rates range from 1.5%-1.83%, a 3% […]
iCow is an Agricultural information service with a variety of products available as a subscription service through *285# to help farmers enhance productivity. Upon subscription to Mashauri-Farmer Tips farmers receive 3 SMS tips per week at Ksh.3 per SMS.