Tag Archives: Start-ups

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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New IIDEA Partners on Board

A team from IIDEA GIZ EAC Programme has commenced to conduct due diligence for the ten newly selected IIDEA projects from the private sector and civil society as well as other interest groups in East Africa. The team has been moving across the six EAC Partners where the ten selected project organizations are based. The ten…
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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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