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How Numida Is Using Alternative Data To Help Afrikan SMEs To Access Growth Credit

Mina Shahid is the co-founder and co-CEO of Numida, a financial management mobile application that uses cash flow and behavioral data to unlock financing for potentially over twenty two million African small businesses and enterprises. When Mina, a Canadian-born systems engineer of Egyptian descent, starts talking about his startup, he

This Project In Tanzania Uses A Simple Solar-Powered MP3 Player To Educate Women Who Can't Read About Health Issues

A project by a German non-profit social enterprise, URIDU, and Tanzania's Ministry for Health and Social Welfare, is using a solar-powered MP3 player to provide health education to women who can't read in rural parts of the East African country. Named the MP3forLife Player, the solar-powered device developed by URIDU