Tackling issues of poor connectivity, a lack of digital literacy, and a lack of trust, AgUnity has developed a smartphone and super app solution for the world’s farming and fishing communities, restoring trust, enabling cooperation and financial inclusion.
We provide an end-to-end solution for Service Providers (banking, insurance, micro-finance institutions, commodity buyers/sellers, NGOs, and SDG programs) to enable access to remote markets and make life-enhancing services available to smallholder farmers.
More than 1 billion people around the world have no proof of identity, and more than 2 billion do not have a bank account. AgUnity provides these people with a unique smartphone and super app, specially designed to connect them with:
• Banking and micro-finance companies to get access to finance and save their money;
• Insurance providers that can help them deal with the challenges of climate instability;
• Commodity buyers and traders so that they can sell their crops at better rates and learn how to optimize production;
• Aid organizations and NGOs that can help them with access to education and other services.
The AgUnity solution solves systemic problems around security, connectivity, identification, support, and usability.
“We can sell our coffee through the application and we learn how to keep and control our savings.”
Ambaru - Coffee Farmer ETHIOPIA
“I use the phone to cooperate with other farmers, this makes my farming much more efficient.”
Manfred - Wheat Farmer NANYUKI KENYA
“AgUnity helps us get the best value for our crops and communicate with buyers.”
Pak Kadek - Co-op Leader JEMBRANA INDONESIA
AgUnity has spent the last three-plus years running pilot projects in developing countries, understanding local challenges, and validating technology and business opportunities.
Hundreds of AgUnity smartphones have already been deployed in Kenya, Papua New Guinea & Ethiopia, with farmers’ income in Kenya increasing by an average of 3x in a single season.
With established relationships with agri-businesses and banks in Africa, South-East Asia and the Pacific, we are ready to roll out new joint projects with a reach of almost 1 million users.
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