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Emata, a Ugandan Fintech that provides farmers with digital and cheap financial solutions, was named the Best Catapulter Award winner at the conclusion of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2021 digital boot camp.
Emata received EUR 5,000 (USD 6 K) in LHoFT prize money as the overall winner of the boot camp and free registration and lodging to the upcoming African MicroFinance Week in October 2021. Emata provides a service that enables farmers to access a range of affordable and digital financial services.
Mosabi, a Sierra Leone-based Fintech and Edtech hybrid took second place while Nokwary Technologies, a Ghanaian startup developing voice-based interfaces for financial services, with the aim to facilitate financial inclusion of the technologically illiterate came in at third place.