Delivering on the Impossible

The mission brief was clear: one multi-lingual, multi-currency, cross-platform app for Africa in 90-days! Ecobank was clear in their mission- and Cellulant knew that now one would deliver the job better than us. After all, we delivered the eWallet for the Growth Enhancement Scheme in Nigeria in 3-months- so why couldn’t we deliver an banking…

Made in Africa Goes Global

Nigeria’s e-Wallet AgriTech being adopted in Afghanistan The eWallet technology that is running the largest financial inclusion project in Africa has become a global solution. The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation & Livestock in Afghanistan has engaged Cellulant Nigeria to commence the process of establishing a market-based input distribution technology. The aim of this collaborative effort…

Cellulant Joins DIAL’s work to strengthen core mobile services and aggregation

In April 2017, the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) organized a workshop with representatives from both the mobile sector as well as the digital service providers (DSPs) in the humanitarian and development space, to understand how the two sectors can work together to leverage core mobile channels to reach underserved populations. Many interesting ideas emerged, ranging from the…

For Africa, by Africans, In Africa

Cellulant Staff at the Cellulant Headquarters in Nairobi On Friday November 10th, 2017, KPMG in partnership with Nation Media celebrated the 10th year anniversary of the Top 100 SMEs Award. This night was particularly special for Cellulant. 10 years ago, when this journey started for KPMG- Cellulant was the first company to receive the pinnacle award;…

The Youth Are the Future For Agriculture in Africa

Africa’s future is banked on Agriculture which currently accounts for two thirds of livelihoods and food accounts for two thirds of the household budgets. Most farmers are about 55 years and life-expectancy averages between 55–60 years. We spend more than $35B in food imports to feed its growing population. This is worrying and could prove…

Africa’s Youth at the Centre of Building a Sustainable Future for Agriculture

by Bolaji Akinboro Africa’s future is banked on Agriculture which currently accounts for two thirds of livelihoods and food accounts for two thirds of the household budgets. Most farmers are about 55 years and life-expectancy averages between 55–60 years. We spend more than $35B in food imports to feed its growing population. This is worrying…

*tingg- A new kind of banking

Financial Inclusion in Nigeria is no longer a tag-line…..

There are stories that are told with words, and there are stories that are better expressed with a map, just like the story of the Neighbourhood bankers in their red uniform, and  red boxes, taking over the financial landscape for the underbanked and the unbanked people of Nigeria.