SAUTI EAST AFRICA CLOSING THE DIGITAL INFORMATION GAP FOR WOMEN IN TRADE Sauti East Africa empowers women-led small and medium-sized enterprises to trade to legally, safely, and profitably across East Africa’s borders. WHAT WE DO

Our Services & Products

Sauti East Africa combines innovative technologies with proven deep expertise to empower women as forces of change in markets, communities, and households.

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

We develop technologies to measurably improve women’s access to information, business opportunities, and markets.

RESEARCH & EVIDENCE

We collect and analyse vital data to understand barriers to women’s economic empowerment.

Our mobile information service delivers real-time market prices, exchange rates, information updates, and trade procedures to traders across East Africa.

TRADE & MARKET INFORMATION PLATFORMS

Analyse, segment, and extract actionable insights on East African cross-border trade using our interactive data dashboard.

SAUTI TRADE INSIGHTS

Design, test, and deploy survey and monitoring tools remotely using our end-to-end mobile data collection solutions.

SAUTI COLLECT

Why we build technologies for women in trade

Using technology to empower women-led businesses has ripple effects that can help create lasting change for households, communities, and market systems. That’s why we put women as traders, producers, and customers at the centre of our products, services and delivery models.
Learn more about our approach.
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Featured case studies

We have reached over 57,000 users in “low-technology” environments and conducted gender-sensitive research and technology design in six African countries.
Global Integrity’s Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme RCTs in Kenya
Sauti Mobile Information Platform Expansion to Tanzania

News & Updates

Sauti and TruTrade together with medical experts Response-Med have developed and disseminated customized COVID-19 awareness and prevention materials including short animated clips and radio ads, specific to the agriculture supply chain actors in Uganda through Sauti and TruTrade digital platforms.

This report leverages the unique analytical perspective from Sauti East Africa to document traders’ changes in business behaviour in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this report, we present behavioural insights from our mobile-based market information platforms in four East African countries: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

PARTNER WITH SAUTI EAST AFRICA

We deliver transformative information technologies and insights to enhance inclusive trade and women’s empowerment initiatives.

Our Partners