Tag Archives: East Africa

Technology Improves Access to Health Service Across EAC Borders – the Wananchi Health Digital Platform

Have you ever tried to get hold of information on the nearest doctor for special treatment or the closest COVID-19 test location while traveling? There is a chance that this information was hard to get or possibly not readily available at all. Well, we’ve got good news for you. With support of the Incubator for…
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Creating Employment for Rural Youths through Cross-Border Trade – Green Beans for Youth

While rural youths are increasingly turning their backs on farming and move to cities to find employment, Shambani Solutions in partnership with Frigoken Ltd developed a project to foster opportunities for youth in rural areas, taking advantage of the opportunities arising from cross-border trade within the East African Community (EAC). They were able to create…
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Women Deliverance as an Agent to Fostering Sustainable Gender Development: IIDEA Project Participates at Women Deliver Conference in Canada

One of our IIDEA Projects participates at Women Deliver Conference in Canada Dr. Desire Habonimana, CEO at Health Healing Network Burundi was invited to the Global Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver Canada. International Women deliver conference was the conference held in Vancouver, Canada June 3-6, 2019. Panel discussion at the Conference on SDGs The successful…
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East African Music Hits the World: IIDEA Project Hakuna Kulala Won’t Let Us Sleep

Hakuna Kulala is an Incubator and a digital label for Young Producers in East Africa. Through collaborations they are building bridges within the region, creating opportunities to collaborate, to travel, perform and develop a strong regional identity through music. The incubator is the baby of our IIDEA partner Boutiq Foundation, an Ugandan community-based arts and…
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IIDEA Call for Projects is open: APPLY NOW!

IIDEA is an initiative which incubates small-scale regional integration projects, proposed and implemented by civil society, private sector and other interest groups in East Africa. It is cross-border in nature with projects involving at least two EAC Partner States. IIDEA provides technical and financial support for implementation and marketing of eligible projects. The initiative is…
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As sure as Kilimanjaro rises above the Serengeti: Launch of the Rwanda Tanzania Tourism Trade Portal

IIDEA Project in Tourism is taking off! The tourism sector in East Africa can only be strengthened when working hand in hand. The 2nd Launch Event of the Rwanda Tanzania Tourism Trade Portal took place in Arusha last week, hosted by TATO CEO, Sirili Akko. The Rwanda Tours and Travel Association (RTTA) jointly with the…
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Standing Strong for Women in the EAC Integration: IIDEA Puts Focus on Women Empowerment

One of the major guiding principles in achieving the EAC integration is a people-centred and private sector led development as provided for in the Treaty for the establishment of the EAC. The GIZ-EAC Programme “Support to the East African Community Integration Process” is committed to supporting equal participation and representation of the interests of women…
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Mobile Platform for Maternal Health: IIDEA Partner HHNB presents their idea at the East African Health Conference 2019

Health Healing Network Burundi (HHNB), one of our IIDEA partners received invitation from the East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) to present midterm results of the Mobile Platform for Maternal Health Project during the 7th East African Health and Scientific Conference held in Dar es Salaam, March 27th – 29th, 2019. Dr Desire Habonimana and…
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Greeting the Gorillas: Creating Joint Tourism Business Opportunities in Rwanda and Tanzania

Tourism business opportunities are on the rise in Rwanda and Tanzania thanks to the collaboration between Rwanda Tours and Travel Association (RTTA) and Tanzania Tour Operators Association (TATO). RTTA launched their IIDEA project this month -  the Rwanda Tanzania Tourism Trade Portal. This is a digital Portal with key resources that enable collaboration, communication, monetization…
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