WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

OMobileFunding


Description

OMobileFunding: Web and Mobile crowdfunding platform. Technology is used to provide financial solutions and products for social inclusion and social entrepreneurship
OMobileFunding was being implemented in Togo and Cote d'Ivoire. Jobs are created for these countries youth in ITC and entrepreneurship domains. Clients are using this tech and financial solution to find funding for their projects, also to save and manage money (self-funding) for a sustainable development.
Users will defend their projects online and find investments. And investors have the opportunity to discover local projects and fund them. Online Microfinance is another opportunity of OMobileFunding for users. The innovation is that this social product is based on web and mobile technologies: SMS/MMS and mobile payment against the issues of non-permanent use of the Internet and secure online payments in Africa.
African countries have many needs and solving these problems via OMobileFunding is our day by day challenge and also to show a positive face of Africa by a sustainable developpement.
Impacts: social, technological and economic.
-OMobileFunding is a deck between technology and entrepreneurship
-OMobileFunding creates employment opportunities especially for youth and women
-We develop Social Entrepreneurship skills, project management and fund opportunities

Project website

http://o-mobilefunding.com/


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2019
  • AL C2. Information and communication infrastructure
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 3: Good health and well-being
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Coverage
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Togo

Status

Ongoing

Start date

2015

End date

Not set


Target beneficiary group(s)
  • Youth
  • Women
  • The unemployed

WSIS values promotion

OMobileFunding creates employment opportunities especially for youth and women. We develop Social Entrepreneurship skills, project management and fund opportunities.


Entity name

e-Technopole

Entity country—type

Togo Private Sector

Entity website

http://o-mobilefunding.com/