Bridging the financial and information gap for micro-prenuer
by Martin Kiyengfrom BIZ Mobile https://www.oze.guru/
Biz mobile is a simple and intuitive accounting and business management application that operates on and offline for low-income micro entrepreneurs. Biz mobile’s main features currently is inventory management, sales tracking, ledger, and simple P&L reports.We are building a business management tools and resources for low-income micro entrepreneurs ‘’the missing middle” who primarily sell consumer goods in cash or through mobile money while generating social and economic benefit.
What's the business opportunity for host and refugee community
We are bridging the financial and information gap for micro-prenuers in enhancing financial inclusion and financial Literacy for Base of the Pyramid market and the last mile.Biz mobile’s main features currently will be inventory management, sales tracking, ledger, and simple P&L reports. Our cloud based dashboard will enable a NGO's, CBO’S or MFI to make faster data-driven decisions on impact metrics, grant disbursements and loan applications etc. Thus improving & thriving lives for community.
How has it been implemented and what impact it had
Advancements in technology over the previous 5 years are the key driver to our ability to offer this solution & also high adoption in Rwanda especially with the highly adoption of mobile money and emergence of digital consumer lending.Bridging the financial & information gap for micro-prenuers in enhancing financial inclusion and financial Literacy for BoP (Base of the Pyramid) market open other markets.A lack of record keeping e.g is a key barrier that leads to financial exclusion & opportunity
Our Skills and Experience
Currently i have been team member running a social enterprise called Kidogo which is offering early childhood education and care for the people in one of Africa Largest slum Kibera Nairobi Kenya. I have studies in Project Management and technology which developed out of interest, and I have 5 years’ experience working with International Non- governmental organization in which it focused on livelihood activity with wash activity focusing majorly on access to water in marginalized community