Tag Archives: IIDEA

Women in Cross-Border Trade Formalise their Business

The IIDEA project carried out by Base for Education Dissemination (BED) collects and documents experiences and success stories of women in cross-border trade in the Mara region of Tanzania and Migori in Kenya with a view to encouraging more women to recognise the competitive advantage of regional trade opportunities and become involved. “We are very…
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Women Cross-border Grain Traders

Enhancing Women’s Participation in Uganda and Kenya The grain sector is probably the most important sub-sector within the agricultural sector. Maize, wheat, rice and pulses are by far the most important food commodities in East Africa. Production of these food staples varies greatly from country to country, creating natural opportunities for trade between East African…
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Digital Shops Replacing Brick & Mortal for Women Traders and Entrepreneurs

WITU developed www.amaduka.com, an online marketplace for women-owned micro and small businesses across East Africa, starting with Uganda and Kenya. With this innovative online market place, WITU has taken up the challenge of making the Fourth Industrial Revolution work for women in business. Many of them are left behind by this fundamental change, in which…
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IIDEA 2020: Latest Facts and Figures

IIDEA identifies, nurtures and supports small innovative projects on regional integration. We give these organizations the possibility to test the freedom and opportunities provided by the regional integration in the EAC. Our latest figures show the increase in beneficiaries from this process as the new partners have started off and gone into full swing. IIDEA…
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IIDEA Project beneficiaries Attend International Women’s Day Regional Commemoration

Each year on the 8th of March, the World celebrates International Women’s Day.   This year, on the 6th of March 2020, the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat and its partners joined the rest of the World in taking stock of women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. The Incubator for Integration and Development in East…
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The New IIDEA Partners are now on Board!

From 11 to 14 November, all IIDEA projects are meeting in Arusha for IIDEA week. This is a unique opportunity for all IIDEA stakeholders and participants to build networks, learn from each other and share experiences and lessons learned. Training Session on Communicating IIDEA IIDEA pioneers whose projects have already been implemented and are still…
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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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The IIDEA Incubator: Facts and Figures

IIDEA identifies, nurtures and supports small innovative projects on regional integration. We give these organizations the possibility to test the freedom and opportunities provided by the regional integration in the EAC. IIDEA demonstrates how East African citizens experience the East African common market protocol. Our goal is that the citizens of East Africa are influencing…
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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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