SAFARICOM APP WIZ Challenge

2013 WINNERS AND FINALISTS


  • Agriculture

    Winner

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    Team Name:

    App-Bees

    Application Name:

    SOKONECT

    Description

    SOKONECT is a mobile application designed for use in the horticultural sector to promote production; marketing and consumption of fresh produce especially vegetables. The application acts as a link between exporting companies, small-holder farmers and consumers of fresh produce.

    Current status

    • They are conducting a pilot at Makueni County.
    • They are also in discussions with Machakos for a possible pilot.

    Team Name:

    Kosmerc Systems

    Application Name:

    Mkulima Leo

    Description

    An application available on Android, Java and Windows Mobile. This provides a farmer with a rich database of information including survey of climate, soil, market and diseases. It also provides a forum for discussion and management tools for calendar operations.

    Team Name:

    Zorrowtech

    Application Name:

    Agrimarket

    Description

    Agrimarket provides market information to farmers on status of their products in the market. This is an Android based application.

  • Finance

    Winner

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    Team Name:

    Dynamic Data Systems

    Application Name:

    M-Ledger

    Description

    M-Ledger is an application that transforms your phone into a financial journal from your MPESA transactions.

    Current status

    • The application currently has over 20,000 downloads on Appstore's.
    • Interests from Venture Capitalists to support its growth and funding.
    • Interests from Nokia to pre-embed in their new devices. Application has been embedded to Nokia X devices.

    Team Name:

    Big Ideas

    Application Name:

    Stock-matic

    Description

    This is an application that provides stock market intelligence monitoring tool as a cloud based service. It provides investors with information on their stock performance and tools for reminders when stocks attain certain levels.

    Team Name:

    Kikosi Limited

    Application Name:

    Smart County

    Description

    This is an application system containing tools that allow revenue collection through the use of SMS and USSD. The application is hosted over cloud, and users are able to access reports on various devices. Target market is county governments.

    Current status

    • Running a pilot in Kiambu county.
    • They are also in discussions with other counties for pilot.

  • Health

    Winner

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    Team Name:

    Bud Code

    Application Name:

    Bud Doctor

    Description

    This application helps you find medical specialists from the comfort of your smartphone. Designed to help out in the tedious task of finding specialists, the app links to a database providing information on medical specialists who are normally difficult to locate.

    Team Name:

    Theory of Everything

    Application Name:

    HospitApp

    Description

    This is an application that is used to provide patients with information on hospitals. This includes finance services, ratings of services offered and medical check-up notifications. Uses crowdsourcing for information.

    Team Name:

    Eprescribe

    Application Name:

    Eprescribe

    Description

    This is a solution that enables clinical staff write and transfer medical prescriptions to a pharmacy or clinic electronically on a mobile device. Services offered include prescription history, Refills and medical reminders.

  • Games and Entertainment

    Winner

    Team Name:

    GAME 254

    Application Name:

    The Maasai Moran

    Description

    The Maasai Moran is a casual game for mobile and web platform that depicts the challenges and customs that a Maasai boy has to go through to become a Moran warrior.

    Current status

    They have registered a game and animations company for development of short animations and comedy.

    Team Name:

    Achievers

    Application Name:

    Gilgil Mini Camp

    Description

    This is a third-person shooter game that is set in a town called Gilgil. The game will be supported on Android, Blackberry and IOS platforms.

    Team Name:

    Geeklab Squad

    Application Name:

    Oz the great

    Description

    This is an Android based game application that contains the characters of Wizard of Oz.

  • Education

    Grand Prize Winner

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    Team Name:

    Thirst Interactive

    Application Name:

    Tichaa

    Description

    This is an application that allows children learn Swahili in a fun and engaging way. The application contains puzzles that are interactive with sounds and pictures designed to help young children learn Swahili.https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mytichaa.tichaa.free&hl=en

    Current status

    • Application currently has over 3,000 downloads on the Appstore.
    • Currently developing the application on other operating systems including Windows and Blackberry.

    Team Name:

    Bluegate Technologies

    Application Name:

    Nifunze

    Description

    A local based crowd sourcing education application where students are able to pose questions to each other on various problems after which responses are provided.

    Curerent status

    Team Name:

    Optination

    Application Name:

    Classette

    Description

    This is an application that provides a virtual classroom to students with features such as lesson plans, grade book and group manager. The application is Java Based.

  • Productivity and Utilities

    Winner

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    Team Name:

    M-Safiri Experience LTD

    Application Name:

    My Taxi

    Description

    My Taxi is an App that allows you to book the nearest Taxi.

    Team Name:

    Mxd Developers

    Application Name:

    Vehicle Doc

    Description

    Vehicle Doc is an Android based application that offers solutions to common vehicle problems. It allows users to diagnose problems and provides links with reputable garages to fix issues.

    Team Name:

    Waltron

    Application Name:

    Eems

    Description

    This is an Electricity Management Application that allows consumers calculate the usage of electricity monthly. It also provides a reporting tool for creating awareness on power issues such as black-outs and cable cuts.

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