Tandaa Grants 2012 Winners:

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And the winners are:

Company category (Ksh4.1 million)

1 .Entertainment

Winner : MTAA-  A Uniquely Kenyan Mobile Game by  Afroes Company Limite

2.  Education and Training

Winner: ‘DISC’ Digital Science Cloud- Animation of Secondary school Science subjects. To be available in Kiswahili and English by Cyber School Technology Solutions Ltd

3. Law and Order

Winner:  Traffic Police And Inspection Mobile Phone Application- A tool for improving road safety and efficiency in traffic compliance by E-Motion Technology Limited

4. Law and Order

Winner:  Mtracker: Laptop and Car tracking device on mobile by Fomobi Solutions by Gruppo Potente Ltd


5. Tourism

Winner:  Onspot Stories-Mobile Audio Travel Guides- Audio travel guide via mobile

6. Agriculture

Winner:  SWARM Database- Web-based management of honey farming by Honey Care Africa

7. Agriculture

Winner: Smartfarmer – Information portal for farmers by Guliyo Limited

8. Wholesale and Retail Trade?

Kuza Biashara – Equip SME’s with skills accessible on web and mobile by Iridium Interactive Limited

9. Communication

Winner: Expansion of Government IVR System – Government VOIP system to handle customer feedback by Jibu-Tel Company Ltd

10. Film/TV

Winner: 50 years of Kenyan Independence – Digital Compilation of Kenya’s History by Kenyan History and Biographies Company Ltd

11. Communication

Winner:  Bringing the Diaspora- Expand platform for diasporas to top up loved ones phones by Mamamikes

12. Water & Sanitation

Winner: Web Based Application for Reading Water Meters- Apps to help get exact water bills by Rural Focus Limited

13. Financial Services

Winner: COMMS-Chama Online Management and Mobile System- Chama Management System by Sharper Innovations Ltd

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14. Health Care Delivery

Winner: Integrated Web And Mobile Enabled Continuing Professional Development Platform- Platform for health workers to network and upgrade skills by Synergy Informatics

15. History

Winner: Creating E-Books from Unpublished Oral and Written Literature Around Kenya- Recording Oral Literature through an online platform and e-books by The CAN-DO Company

16. Tourism

Winner:  MICE Business Tourism – Conferencing events Portal by Websimba Ltd

17. Entertainment-Film

Winner: Simiyu Samurai- Kung Fu Local Web film by Xmedia

18. Education and training

Winner: Yearbooks & Photography Clubs For schools- Using web platform to teach photography and create year book by Yeeboo Ltd

19. Financial Services

Winner: Pay4us – Micro-banking and saving via mobile money by Zege Technologies Ltd

20.Financial Services

Winner: Tenders Unlimited Government Procurement Portal- Summary of all Government tenders in one portal by Zeninvest Ltd

21. Wholesale and Retail Trade?

Winner: Development & Implementation of a Local Internet Payment Gatewa- Internet payment gateway that accept online payments from buyers using their locally issued debit cards  by Paysure Ltd


Individuals ($10,000)


Winner: +254sportslite- Apps for Information on local sports by Alex Kanyatieno

2. Tourism

Winner: Solution To Help Local Hotels Sell Distressed Inventory (Unoccupied Rooms)- System to sell unoccupied rooms through Priceline.com by Boniface Murigu

3. Entertainment

Winner: The Kenya Game Developers Initiative- Provide local games by Brian Kinyua

4. Gender, Youth and Vulnerable Groups?

Winner:  Let’s Talk About Child Sexual Abuse: What Every Girl And Boy Should Know: A life Skills Guide For Parents And Children- Digital content on sexual abuse by Cecilia Njoroge

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5. Food and Nutrition

Winner: Tastebuds – Healthy recipes on mobile by Harun Mwangi

6. Education and Training

Winner: Kenyan Sign Language Dictionary Online- Online self-taught Kenya sign Language by Hudson Asiema

7. Social Equity and Poverty Reduction

Winner: Juakali -Linking casual laborers to customers online by Judith Owigar

8. Gender, Youth and Vulnerable Groups

Winner: Fundvijana: Online Youth Group Funding Platform – Linking Youth groups with potential investors/donors by Sam Kariu


 Matching Grants ($150,000)

Winner: Virtual City Researcher- Community health research & demographic surveillance
via Mobil Solutions by Virtual City Ltd


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