Videos

DOADOA | East African Performing Arts Market 2017 was implemented by BAYIMBA and supported by IIDEA to provide a platform for East African artists to learn industry skills and to showcase themselves. DOADOA lays the foundation for the music industry to thrive in East Africa and beyond. 

PAYA | PAYA Fest 2016 was an initiative by Danceteam Africa that was supported by IIDEA. It provided a creative space for young artists from disadvantaged backgrounds to express themselves creatively through performance arts. The young artists came from Kenya and Tanzania and were able to exercise their freedom of movement under the EAC's Common Market Protocol to perform in both Arusha, Tanzania and Kisumu, Kenya.

SAUTI | Sauti is a mobile-based platform empowering East Africa’s MSMEs with the business information they need to trade safely, legally and profitably across borders. Implemented by Sauti Africa & EASSI a text menu-based communications technology is used to deliver reliable trade and market information through mobile phones, including clearing procedures, taxes, cross-border commodity prices, and exchange rates.

DOADOA | East African Performing Arts Market 2017 was implemented by BAYIMBA and supported by IIDEA to provide a platform for East African artists to learn industry skills and to showcase themselves. DOADOA lays the foundation for the music industry to thrive in East Africa and beyond.

PAYA | PAYA Fest 2016 was an initiative by Danceteam Africa that was supported by IIDEA. It provided a creative space for young artists from disadvantaged backgrounds to express themselves creatively through performance arts. The special focus lies on supporting the youth in their artistic expression.

YE App | The Youth Employment Software Application (yeApp), a mobile and web application that provides a platform for the youth in East Africa to connect with employment opportunities. Youth seeking work can now receive Job Adverts posted by employers from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan and use the platform to apply for positions being advertised. App available in the Playstore!

PROKAZIE | An EAC internship app implemented by CEFORD (Community Empowerment for Rural Development) brings together students, universities and employers involved in professional learning and development in the EAC. Take the chance and build your career abroad!

EASY TRAVEL EAST AFRICA | The online platform by BEKN will enable cross-border travellers to plan ahead for their journey through access to real time information on scheduled trips and compare pricing as well as reserve bookings. The new system seeks to provide cross-border universal ticketing and customer support services.

Seamless travel through the EAC lies ahead of us!

CDEA | Creative Economy Incubator for EAC’s Fashion and Design Accessories, Film and Music Industries with 16 participants from Uganda and 16 participants from Tanzania who designed and produced their own pieces.

TOUR D'EAC | The Tour d'EAC 2017 was a bicycle expedition by 40 East African citizens that aimed to generate awareness and engagement with the East African Community and the integration process. IIDEA senior advisor Joyce riding along right in front!

PAYA | PAYA Fest 2016 was an initiative by Danceteam Africa that was supported by IIDEA. It provided a creative space for young artists from disadvantaged backgrounds to express themselves creatively through performance arts. See a summary of the second week full of innovative arts, creativity and fruitful discussions!

clinicPESA | creativeDNA leverages existing popular mobile money infrastructure to extend healthcare micro-savings discipline and loan for the uninsured in East African, that is more convenient and affordable than the traditional Insurance with the platform clinicPesa.

IIDEA | The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa creates possibilities for citizens to engage in regional integration. We provide technical, financial and promotional support to innovative and pioneering projects that highlight and contribute towards East African integration.

Find out more and apply for our next call for projects!

IIDEA | The IIDEA Impact Story Video illustrates the extraordinary projects done by EAC citizen to harness regional integration. The projects of our IIDEA partners bring integration closer to the lives of the citizens by showing practical results.

SWAHILIWOOD | MFDI is working to produce and distribute dramatic African social-message films for African audiences on relevant issues around the African every-day life. The Academy the IIDEA project of creating a popular Swahili web-series that promotes and advocates EAC integration.

Follow the students and their dreams, problems and fallings in and out of love!

EAC Market Place | ATEAS specialises in provision of strategic advisory services. With their project of the EAC Market Place ATEAS seeks to provide EAC businesses with tailored sector specific trade and market information: Sector Profiles for Finished Leather Products and Processed Fruit Juice in the East African Community.

HOW INFORMAL CROSS BORDER TRADE CHANGED MY LIFE | COCAFEM/GL is an Umbrella organization promoting women's rights. Their IIDEA project is is to document and showcase the experiences and success stories of informal cross border women traders on cross border trade with the view of inspiring other women in Burundi and Rwanda. 

See how women in the region are getting empowered!

 ENHANCED MARKET ACCESS FOR WOMEN Pro-Femmes/Twese Hamwe are an organisation working on women empowerment. By providing market information and identifying key women cross border traders, women traders are facilitate to access markets and to be linked with key buyers for the same products. Through a mobile applications information can easily be accessed. 

Check out the video to see how a digital solution changes lives!

RWANDA TANZANIA B2B TOURISM PORTAL | RTTA, the Rwanda Association of Tour Operators developed a digital platform that enables collaboration, communication, monetization of services and facilitates joint business opportunities for Rwanda and Tanzania tour operators.  Both destinations can collectively package their tourism products and pave the way to marketing East Africa globally!

Discover East Africa now!

 

WOMEN CROSS-BORDER TRADERS' COOPERATIVE ACCELERATOR | This Biz Chat with Women Trader Florence O. gives an insight into the work of DMT. Their East African Women Traders’ Cooperative Accelerator equips three different women’s trading cooperatives located in Busia, Kenya, Busia Uganda and Owino Market Kampala, to better serve their mandates.

What impact do those cooperatives have on the lives of women in trade in East Africa?

 

DIGITAL PLATFORM 4 MATERNAL HEALTH | A project implemented by Health Healing Network Burundi in collaboration with Rwanda Youth Voice for Change to improve maternal and neonatal health through better pregnancy monitoring in rural settings of Burundi and Rwanda

How can we ensure a healthy future for babies and mothers?