Cassava Smartech is a diversified smartech group, with a mandate to use digital solutions to drive socio-economic development, and to improve the overall quality of life for all Africans. We are on a transformational mission, and envision a future whereby our solutions are able to touch every life, bringing positive impact particularly to the millions of previously excluded Africans.
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A uniquely integrated digital transactions ecosystem including Mobile Money, Digital Banking, Payment Services, Social Payments and International Remittances. Through our Fintech services, we have been able to drive financial inclusion from under 10% to 70-80% in some of our markets, and helped to create thousands of new job and business opportunities for young entrepreneurs.
Cassava has developed an integrated social payments platform that leverages our pan-African payments infrastructure and combines social chat and mobile money payments in a single app. Through the super app, customers are able to chat (text, voice and video) with their friends and relatives, send money, and pay for virtually anything, on the fly. Social payments are expected to drive the next wave of mobile growth in Africa.
We offer innovative and inclusive mobile micro-insurance solutions covering Funeral, Auto, Education and Health. With a population of over a billion in Africa and less than 10% insured, the concept of insurance is still under-developed, with untapped opportunities in micro-insurance. Our solutions are offered through a non-traditional, innovative model, allowing us to bring down insurance premiums to as low as 50 cents per month, taking advantage of strategic partnerships with MNO’s and mobile wallet providers.
We provide real time platforms to connect users to their nearest service provider, saving them time and money through increased efficiencies. As trends around the on-demand economy gain ground globally, Africa will not be left behind, and Cassava has launched a number of on-demand services via its integrated platform.
Through our portfolio that includes Kwese Media, Technites, Ride hailing services, Haulage services and Tasknites, we are well-positioned to take advantage of our pioneer status in an emerging industry.
Mobile e-commerce solutions, namely Online Classifieds and E-Store, which come with payment integration and delivery services. Our mobile solutions are designed to facilitate trade through buyers and sellers by offering a convenient, safe, and secure online transactional environment. In addition to online payments, we offer Pay Protect , which is an escrow service designed to protect both buyer and seller. Cassava On-Demand services complete the overall value proposition by offering a quick, secure and efficient delivery services.
Equitable access to quality education and skills development offered through Digital Platforms. Recognizing the need to innovatively drive education access in Africa, we have developed end-to-end value propositions encompassing platforms, devices and Internet access, and we leverage strategic partnerships with a wide range of value chain players.
Cassava HealthTech offers Health and Well-being through mobile based Health Tips, Symptom Checker, Dial-a-Doc and Tele-Health under the Maisha Medik brand. We use AI powered apps and telehealth platforms to provide health advice, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and to promote overall well-being. We currently have over 1m customers on one of our services.
Our end to end m-Agric solution for smallholder farmers offers a wide range of tailored services including financial services, information, trading platform and on-demand logistics. The platform aggregates key value chain players and stakeholders, creating a powerful agricultural ecosystem designed to transform the sector and improve the livelihoods of farmers.
Agriculture remains the backbone of the African economies, and in most countries the sector provides employment for some 70% of the population. As a result, providing information, facilitating access to markets, and enhancing information flows provide a significant opportunity to improve the livelihoods of millions of people.
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