Tag Archives: Digital

The EAC Mobile Application: Digitizing the Region

The EAC Mobile Application is launched. An imperative for digital transformation in the East African Community has arrived! The Official East African Community Mobile Application is an all inclusive and integrated communication channel of the EAC Secretariat and the affiliate organs and institutions designed with support from The German Cooperation, GIZ to complement the currently…
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IIDEA goes New York: clinicPesa pitching at the MIT Solve Global Challenge

IIDEA project clinicPesa was invited to apply for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve Global Challenge an initiative of MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology that advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems. clinicPesa is a platform created by creativeDNA to provide access to health care financing to the…
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Swahiliwood Kick-Off: Edutainment Solutions for Regional Integration

Our new IIDEA partner Media for Development International (MFDI) organized a workshop on Kiswahili Edutainment Solutions for Regional Integration at the Cultural Art Center in USA River, Tanzania. The idea of the Swahiliwood-project is to produce short web series that communicate different aspects of integration within the EAC subject of discussion for the citizens and…
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IIDEA Projects taking off: Sauti and clinicPesa chosen to join Make-IT Accelerator

Two of our IIDEA projects are off to the next phase with the GIZ Make-IT in Africa Accelerator: Sauti is the mobile based trade information and social accountability platform for East Africa’s cross-border traders and SMEs. clinicPesa is a healthcare loans and saving platform that allows to continuously set aside healthcare funds for medical access…
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Paving the Way for Youth Employment: IIDEA Projects Launch Apps

KCCA Employment Services Bureau in Kampala launched the two innovative mobile applications targeting Youth Employment in the East African Region: our IIDEA partners NACOFU with their YE App and CEFORD with Prokaziea. Over 70% of the population under the age of 30 is unemployed, it is from this background that Godwin Ocen, an IT graduate…
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From the EAC to the World: clinicPesa and IIDEA at the Hello Tomorrow Summit in Paris

Early July 2017, clinicPesa – an IIDEA supported Project – was selected as one of the 500 top Start-Ups in the World. The Ugandan Start-Up creativeDNA with their project clinicPesa was invited to participate in the Hello Tomorrow Summit in Le Centquatre Paris, France that took place from 25th to 27th October 2017. Hello Tomorrow…
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Citizens’ Voices on Tackling Youth Labor and Employment Services in East Africa

The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) in partnership with YouMatch, a global initiative for youth in Africa implemented by GIZ seeks to promote positive employment for young people, works together with small-scale projects implemented by private sector and civil society organizations to showcase citizen’s experiences on regional integration. One of the…
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