Powerhive provides electricity to rural homes and uses its cloud-based platform to monitor and manage them.
Sanivation is providing personal toilets in Kenyan homes, cleaning them monthly and turning feces into fuel.
iShamba is a for-profit social enterprise which provides agricultural advice from experts to farmers across Kenya via phone and SMS.
Kenya-based Totohealth have created a simple, free SMS service aimed at saving the lives of under-5s.
Having successfully reached its Kickstarter funding target, BRCK will now keep Africans connected even when the power turns off and the internet drops out.
iCow is providing vital information to cow farmers via SMS, as well as prompts when action is needed.
A Kenyan entrepreneur has developed a tiny chip of thin crystals, insertable in the sole of any shoe, which can gather and store energy as the wearer walks.
Sanergy is addressing the sanitation issues in developing countries with a waste management system that turns human waste into power and profit.
SchoolSMS is a system that enables schools to send bulk text messages to parents, teachers and other stakeholders cheaply and easily.
Kourage Athletics is a US 501(c)3 non-profit that aims to reduce poverty by designing and manufacturing a line of athletic clothing in Kenya.
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