Local mobile phone-based application wins top award

FT / IFC Transformational Business Conference & Awards. London PHOTO:COURTESY

A local mobile phone-based application has been awarded the 2017 Financial Times/IFC Transformational Business Award in Sustainable Development.

M-Tiba, developed by CarePay, PharmAccess Foundation and Safaricom, enables users to save, send, receive and pay money for medical treatment through a mobile health wallet on their phones.

The scheme also allows users to save funds on their wallet for use at accredited health facilities.

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