uza Biashara is one of the 150 companies and organizations shortlisted for the Tandaa digital content grant the year 2011. Tandaa is a brand of the Kenya ICT Board
that promotes the creation and distribution of locally relevant digital content through the Tandaa Symposium and seed money to ICT
entrepreneurs. The Tandaa Local Digital Content Grant is a grant to support ICT
in Kenya. It is like seed funding for companies entering new media and ICT
. In particular, the grant seeks to support products and services developed for the Internet and mobile phone.
Over 25% of Kenyans now have access to the Internet, majority of whom access the Internet through their mobile phones. It’s an appropriate time to develop services and products to reach millions of Kenyans through new media. The effort will tremendously boost the businesses of Kenyan SMEs. The ICT Board of Kenya wants to support this development through the grant. 700 proposals were sent in all and 150 of the proposals that best met the Grant criteria were selected this year.
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