10 Examples of Successful African e-Government Digital Services

10 Examples of Successful African e-Government Digital Services

Published on: Jan 24 2024 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
What are African e-Government Services? African countries are implementing a diverse range of e-Government services, aiming to improve service delivery, enhance efficiency, and promote transparency. For example, common e-Government...
Apply Now: $1 Million Financial Inclusion Crypto for Good Grants

Apply Now: $1 Million Financial Inclusion Crypto for Good Grants

Published on: Mar 13 2023 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
New blockchain technologies are enabling new products and services that can solve critical challenges of our society. Even better, chain-agnostic Web3 innovations that are decentralized and inclusive can support local...
Apply Now: $500,000 USAID Invests Grants in DFS & Connectivity

Apply Now: $500,000 USAID Invests Grants in DFS & Connectivity

Published on: Jan 23 2023 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
We should invest in Internet connectivity globally because it can help people access educational resources, find job opportunities, and connect with others. Increased broadband Internet can help businesses improve access...
Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Published on: Aug 01 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Across the African continent, new financial technology (fintech) companies are driving a inclusion revolution. More people in more countries are moving from cash-based unbanked lifestyles to full integration with national...
15 Kenyan Companies Using Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact

15 Kenyan Companies Using Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact

Published on: Jul 26 2022 by Bertie Heliograf - Comments Off on 15 Kenyan Companies Using Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact
Kenyan companies are increasingly utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to drive social impact, recognizing its potential to address complex challenges and enhance societal welfare. AI’s data-processing capabilities...
Apply Now: $100,000 for African Blockchain Finance Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for African Blockchain Finance Solutions

Published on: Jul 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the Maasai Mara, landowners, wildlife, and tourism depend on one another for survival. The Maasai people lease their land to conservancies to earn an income, which preserves the land for wildlife conservation. The land...
Use Interactive Voice Response to Reach More African Women

Use Interactive Voice Response to Reach More African Women

Published on: Jul 21 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Use Interactive Voice Response to Reach More African Women
An extract from Strong Connections As we wind our way slowly through the market in Accra, we stop to visit several clients of Opportunity International Savings & Loan (OISL), a full-service Tier 2 bank that received...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Published on: Jun 20 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Thoughtfully designed digital financial services such as better access to working capital, on/off ramps from physical to digital and cryptocurrency solutions, affordable cross-border remittances, flexible savings and insurance...
5 Benefits: Central Bank Digital Currency for Developing Countries

5 Benefits: Central Bank Digital Currency for Developing Countries

Published on: Jun 10 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Benefits: Central Bank Digital Currency for Developing Countries
A Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a type of digital currency issued by a country’s central bank. They are like a digital version of cash, and CBDC can be used for transactions just like physical cash. Unlike...