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MOBILE AFYA

"Prevention is better than cure"

 
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Mobile Afya is the first USSD application in Africa using internet-free mobile technology to provide basic health information and education in local and native languages starting with Swahili in  East Africa.


The application is developed by medical professionals, doctors, engineers and tech innovators. Mobile afya covers: Diseases, COVID-19, Sexual & reproductive health, Nutrition, First aid and Parenting tools.


HOW IT WORKS 

  1. User dials our access code *147*47#

  2. Choose service or topic they want to get information on

  3. Receive text message (SMS) with the information requested

 

2022 UPDATES

 
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AWARDS

This February, Mobile Afya won the "2021 Digital innovation in health award" This award recognizes the most impactful innovation that has positively contributed to societal change in the health sector in Tanzania. 

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SPTA PROGRAM

Mobile Afya has been accepted into the Strategic Partnership Technology in Africa (SPTA) a network of German Development Cooperation with over 200 European companies, opening doors to public-private cooperation between Africa and Europe.

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GHF 2022

Mobile Afya will participate at the Geneva health forum. We have been selected to showcase our work through the Innovation fair. Also, our Abstract paper has been accepted as a poster and will be presented by the author and our CMO Dr. Hilderruth.

FOUNDING TEAM

Women from 3 countries, passionate about public health and the role of technology to enhance and impact lives. 

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MARIATHERESA SAMSON KADUSHI

Company lead / Founder
Tech / ICT

Tanzanian

DR. HILDERRUTH ALLAN SHOO

Lead medical / Co founder
Medicine / MPH

Tanzanian

ANJA WITTE

Investor / Founding partner
Business / MA International relations
Swiss

INA SCHLIE

Investor / Founding partner

Supervisory board member & Former Senior VP at SAP

German

 

AS COVERED BY MEDIA

Our work has caught the attention of local and international media, learn more about what they said about us.

 
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SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

SDG Goal No 3 - Good health and wellbeing

SDG Goal No 4 - Quality education

OUR MISSION
"Using simple technologies we are empowering people to improve their health and livelihoods by providing essential health information in local and native languages. Collaborating with other stakeholders, we are committed to reducing suffering and deaths from preventable diseases and health conditions. Together, we are driving lasting change to strengthen individual health and to build resilient communities."

 
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ACCELERATE OUR IMPACT

We are looking for donors, investors and partners to help us get Mobile Afya in the hands of more people.

Our seed fundraising round was launched in December 2021. We are looking for investors to grow and achieve new milestones together. For any interests, kindly contact us.