Want to expose corruption? Empower the poor? There’s an app for that
6:33 AM EST, Wed December 18, 2013
Social tech spaces —
Strengthening civil society can benefit everyone, argues Loren Treisman. Social entrepreneurs in Africa, like Nigeria's Co-Creation Hub, are developing businesses and initiatives that tackle social challenges.
Efiko app —
Co-Creation Hub regular Sola Ajay developed the Efiko app of timed quizzes for students to help them in their studies.
Oluseun Onigbinde worked at CC-Hub to create the BudgIT platform, which give Nigerians access to public data and government budget figures.
iHub is a Nairobi innovation hub for technologists, young entrepreneurs, investors, tech companies and hackers in the area.
The Kytabu app was developed at iHub. It brings students digitized version of text books, making them cheaper and more accessible.