Category: Kenya

Meet our portfolio start-ups: Twiga Foods, Kenya

May 21, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya | Samuel Ajadi

This blog post was co-authored by Samuel Ajadi and Peter Ndichu. Agriculture accounts for over a quarter of Kenya’s GDP (or around half if other related sectors are included). Over 75 per ...
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Changing lives through mobile-enabled, solar-powered irrigation in Kenya – SunCulture

May 21, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya | GSMA

In 2015, the GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme awarded SunCulture a grant to design and scale solar-powered irrigation systems that make it cheaper and easier for farmers in ...
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Kenya tackles adolescent nutrition head on

April 26, 2018 | mHealth | Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya | Willie Ngumi

On 11 April 2018, I attended the adolescent Nutrition review forum hosted by Ministry of Health Kenya (MOH), World Food Program (WFP), and UNILEVER.  Other stakeholders included National ...
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Creating mobile health solutions for behaviour change: A study of eight services in the mNutrition Initiative portfolio

April 5, 2018 | mHealth | Sub-Saharan Africa | Ghana | Kenya | Malawi | Mozambique | Nigeria | Tanzania | Uganda | Zambia | GSMA

For the last four years, the GSMA mHealth programme, under the mNutrition Initiative funded by UK aid, has been working with mobile operators and other mobile and health sector stakeholders ...
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Women continue to be left behind: Sizing the mobile gender gap in 2018

February 26, 2018 | Connected Women | Global | Bangladesh | Brazil | China | Colombia | Cote d'Ivoire | India | Kenya | Oliver Rowntree

GSMA Connected Women’s latest study reveals for the first time the magnitude of the gender gap in mobile internet use across low- and middle-income countries, as well as illustrating the ...
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