Information & communication technology


eFarm Direct


Enabling Farmers Reach Markets - a 'click-and-mortar' solution combining ICT platform and ground supply chain network to fix the agri crisis. Key pain areas for farmers is marketing support , rising input costs , migration of educated and skilled labour to cities and having to bear all wastage/transport costs for uncertain revenue. For any modern industry the various key functions like production, marketing, sales, HR and logistics are managed by professionals and backed by advanced software and ICT tools .




Awaaz.De provides organizations and groups mobile applications to connect and communicate with people through voice-based information services. Think of it as a platform for voice-based Twitter, GroupMe, and Wordpress.

Communities interact with each other through automated voice interfaces to browse and create audio content. Awaaz.De provides community managers web-enabled tools to upload, organize, analyze, moderate, route, and broadcast the content.

Wikiloc: Blazing Trails for Geotourism

Tue, 02/09/2010 - 15:48 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Nobody was more surprised that Wikiloc’s website for crowdsourcing hiking and walking trails was a winner of the Changemakers / National Geographic 2009 Geotourism Challenge than its founder, Jordi Ramot.

The soft-spoken, pony-tailed software engineer was invited to travel from his home in the Pyrenees mountains in northeast Spain to the annual Geotourism Change Summit at National Geographic’s headquarters last week in Washington, D.C. where he was “amazed to be able to work with people from National Geographic.”

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Grupo temático online: TIC, Medios y Acceso a Mercado


For the English version go to ICT, Media and Market Access” thematic group 

Para a versão em Português ir:  grupo temático “TIC, Meios e acesso ao Mercado” 


Bienvenidos al grupo temático "TIC, Medios y Acceso a Mercado", propuesto desde Ashoka Changemakers, y diseñado junto el BID/FOMIN y su Cluster de Turismo Sostenible (CTS).

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Free Tax Software: An Affordable Do-It-Yourself Solution


While most of us dread filing our taxes, there's something to cheer about this year: cash-strapped taxpayers now have an easier path to their refunds. Free tax preparation software, based on an H&R Block professional product, is being given away by more than 90 United Way affiliates nationwide to anyone earning $56,000 or less annually.

Amanda's Kitchen

for profit

The Amanda’s Kitchen website and mobile platform, enables Kenyans to order healthy meals, handmade by top chefs using only the highest-quality ingredients. Additionally, through food education, we help Kenyans fight rising diet related diseases and change their eating habits to lead healthier lives.


for profit

mJangale (Skeleton web site: is a full-featured education solution proposed as a kit leveraging mobile technology to improve pre-school and primary education in Senegal. It has been piloted in Dakar and Thies in collaboration with NGOs and schools.

Kids Comp Camp


Kids COMP CAMP, for Kids Computer Camp, is a program with the objective of helping young learners aged 10 to 14 living in marginalized communities, catch up with the current digital knowledge driven society. For every school we train we help set up easily accessible computer lab.


for profit

Sokonect is a technological agribusiness tool that connects small scale farmers with the market at the comfort of their farm using mobile technology,thereby reducing the long distribution channel of selling their products and maximizing on their revenue.


for profit

Soko is an innovation in fashion & technology: an online store that expands access to economic opportunity for artisans in emerging economies, disrupting the traditional export supply chain and revolutionizing the way money & goods are exchanged between developing world artisans & global consumers.


nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Poverty is, in part, a product of incomplete information: although there may be resources available in a community to address a particular need, individuals may not be fully aware of such resources. Through the creation of a smartphone application, Johego is working to close this information gap.


for profit

Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOs) are part of the solution for unbanked and underserved populations. Uganda alone has over 5000 registered SACCOS serving 58% of the population. Yet until now, SACCOS Yet until now, SACCOS have lacked the means to efficiently manage information.


for profit

FarmDrive is a startup based in Kenya that supports smallholder farming enterprises by continuously innovating solutions that enhance the access to sustainable financial services to smallholder farmers.

African Tutor

for profit

African Tutor is a social enterprise that aims at bringing solutions to the many challenges facing young people across Africa today especially the education sector. Through our online platform students can have access to a wide variety of academic resources and opportunities from around the world.



Counterfeit drugs are a huge problem in Africa. TrueDawa Android App helps ensure patients that the medicine they're taking will cure them, not harm them.TrueDawa App uses computer vision-based object recognition technology to compare drugs images with genuine drug models from central database.

The Smart Jacket

for profit

The Smart Jacket is a motorcycle safety vest fitted with bright indicator lights that increase the visibility of the motorcyclist.
The lights are controlled wirelessly from the motorcycle's indication system and clearly show the intents to turn left, right or to brake.


for profit

Two4one is Kenya’s first provider of a membership  system to enable members get access to various good discounts and deals offered by hotels, clubs and restaurants. We work together with the service providers in the hospitality industry to expose these good deals to the two4one members.

Fundi Bots

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Fundi Bots uses robotics training to provide better and more practical science education in African classrooms. The students are also better prepared for future careers and grow up to be a new generation of problem solvers, innovators and change-makers.

Hello Tractor, Inc.


Hello Tractor is a social enterprise focused on improving food and income security for the rural poor, beginning in Nigeria. We designed a low cost Smart Tractor that pairs its owner with farmers requesting and paying for tractor services via SMS - think Uber!

Autismo e Odontologia

software de comunicação do autista com o cirurgião-dentista para facilitar o atendimento odontológico em ambulatório. A maioria dos autistas são atendidos com anestesia geral devido a dificuldade de comunicação. Desenvolvi o programa e apliquei tendo bom resultado.

Constitution For All

for profit

This is an initiative to help tackle the knowledge gap of the constitution prevalent amongst citizens by making it easily accessible to Nigerians on their mobile devices. This initiative has enabled over 1,000,000 Nigerians learn about their rights and responsibilities in the constitution.



nasHope is a interactive social platform that bring Non-profit organization activities online and offer services such as donation platform , market place for NGOs incubated poor productive families and volunteering platform, accessible via all mobile devices.

FareStart Industries


Conceptualized to provide 300 undereducated, under-skilled and displaced individuals with education support and job placement every year.

Enterprise will provide technical support, mentoring and workshops for individuals and organizations in San Jose, California as a way to generate revenue.

Nueva Empresa

for profit

Nueva Empresa es un sistema efectivo de inclusión y obtención de base de datos del sector informal de la economía que redunda en brindarles a este sector acceso permanente y a bajo costo a capacitación, financiamiento así como a mercados de productos y servicios a nivel local, regional y global.


for profit

 DiasporaNet is an Initiative to write 1694 pioneers mobipreneurs success-story through two steps : 1) Exporté-US training for confectioners to master FDA rules 2) Launch of MobiHaiti responsive platform to reach 2.5 Million prospective Diaspora-consumers.


for profit

Millbug is a South African company started by Sabelo Sibanda and Thulisile Volwana that has developed Africa's first solar powered tablet PC. The Millbug team found that major impediments to growth are often infrastructure related. A tablet that works without electricity could bypass this.


for profit

Reweyou is social change startup. We wish to introduce technology to change the present structure of civic engagement. Public reporting and scorecards can bring real accountability. Empowering people to make a difference in the world.

SokoText Colombia

for profit

SokoText economically empowers small food vendors in urban slums. Using mobile phones, we aggregate demand in the slums to provide wholesale prices to vendors. This way, we increase their livelihoods and contribute to food security at the Base of the Pyramid.

tiphub Africa


tiphub, the mentorship driven accelerator and business consultancy that develops and supports seed stage technology and social impact ventures within Africa and the African Diaspora. We provide technical and management assistance in addition to catalytic funding.