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(Post written by Outbox Hub in Uganda)

Ensibuuko is a web and mobile application that enables savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOs) of smallholder  rural farmers mobilise savings, receive and disburse loans easily and quickly using SMS and Mobile money.

Published in Project news
Friday, 03 February 2012 11:59

Youthful innovation at Apps4Africa

Eric Mutta, Tanzania“Innovation works well for large companies, but it’s not so easy for a sole trader to gain recognition,” says Eric Mutta, a software designer whose latest app won him recognition in the Apps4Africa Climate Challenge. But it’s through youthful innovation that Africa will find long-term solutions to long-standing problems.

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By Maureen Agena from Uganda: East African Regional Winner of the CTA ARDYIS Essay contest.

With over 88% of Uganda’s Population of 29 million being rural based and depending almost entirely on agriculture at various levels of livelihoods. It is widely held that access to accurate and timely information by rural communities can not only increase agricultural productivity; it can also result into enhanced economic and social development.

Published in Key publications
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 20:55

Interview with Maureen Agena from Uganda

Maureen Agena, one of the 12 finalists of the ARDYIS essay contest, tells the story of a young farmer from Ouganda, who uses ICTs effectively for his activities. Interview by the journalist team of the CTA/NPCA 2010.

 

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