Sauti’s Quarterly User Insights Report: July – September 2020

Understanding the gendered impact of corruption through Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE)

Understanding the gendered impact of corruption through Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE)

Sauti is pleased to have supported Columbia University’s work under Global Integrity’s Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) programme. Graduate students from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs have written a report on Ethical Cross Border Trading which highlights the gendered nature of corruption in East Africa. There is a need for policy makers and influencers to have a gender lens when forming policies and having well defined structures for accountability that will reduce the ripple effects of corruption on women traders who make up part of vulnerable communities in East Africa’s cross-border eco-system. […]

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Sauti kicks off a two year project with TradeMark East Africa supporting Women in Trade in Kenya

Sauti kicks off a two year project with TradeMark East Africa supporting Women in Trade in Kenya

Sauti is excited to be implementing a new project under TradeMark East Africa’s Women in Trade (WiT) programme in Kenya. With funding from Danida, WiT seeks to contribute to the greater inclusion of women in trade as one of the pathways to increased business competitiveness and increased trade within Kenya and East Africa. Sauti is working with partners TruTrade and Partner Africa to support women in agricultural trade in Kenya with access to information, access to markets and training. Sauti’s activities include expanding the information content on our mobile information platform to better serve women traders and farmers, and adding WhatsApp as a new channel of communication for our information services! […]

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Sauti’s information platform is live in Tanzania

Sauti’s information platform is live in Tanzania

Sauti has successfully designed, developed and deployed our mobile trade and market information platform on the Kenya-Tanzania border.  To access the Sauti platform in Tanzania, all you have to do is dial *149*46*1# on your Vodacom or MTN mobile network. The trade and market information is available to users in Kiswahili the national language and in English. Users can access commodity market prices, an exchange rate calculator and submit reports on their border experience that can help improve the trade environments in the region. The Sauti platform will promote a better trade environment for the traders and enable them to […]

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Sauti partners with East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP)

Sauti partners with East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP)

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success”. Sauti East Africa celebrates officially partnering with East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP), an organization based in Tanzania that brings together women in business across the East Africa Community. We are delighted to be working in partnership with EAWiBP to increase the uptake of IT and digital platforms among women. This partnership will promote equal access to business and trade information for the women in business, increased participation in economic activities for the women including the small scale cross-border traders and promotion of regional trade and […]

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