MedKenya Wins Pivot25. Category Winners Include Mshop, Whive, Uha$ibu and SchoolSMS

MedKenya wins the overall prize in Pivot25 – the Biggest Mobile Tech Event in East Africa. Tekedia reported about this company few weeks ago when we noticed what they were up to.


MEDKenya by Shimba Technologies LTD is a platform that provides symptom checkers, first-aid information, doctor & hospital directories. The product aims to make healthcare information affordable and accessible to Kenyans.


Other winning entries include:


Applications in Mobile Payments and Commerce – Mshop)

M-Shop is a platform allowing consumers to order, pay for, obtain and validate tickets for events, travel, goods & services. The solution provides USSD technology or a mobile application on smart phones to deliver this convenience at any time and from any location with a mobile carrier signal.


Applications in Mobile Entertainment, Gaming and Utilities – Whive)

Kenyan Whive hosts over 90,000 Kenyans through its Space Kenya. They are also have 5 Social Media Applications that provide the most comprehensive Social Marketing tools for the African Market.


Applications in Mobile Business and Enterprise – Uhasibu)

Uhasibu by Pluspeople Kenya is a cloud based accounting system for small & medium companies in East Africa. It helps in generating KRA format VAT reports, petty cash management and other financial management features. It also supports East African Currencies and is accessible for sh1,000 per month.


Applications in Mobile Govt: Agriculture and Education – SchoolSMS)

SchoolSMS Premium by Tusqee Systems is an Interactive Mobile Messaging System for schools. It allows parents to get exam results of their kids, enquire about fees balances and get fees statement quotes from the school via use of simple SMS. The company also have IMMS systems for churches


Applications in Mobile Health: MEDKenya




Congratulations to all the winners!!!


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