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Kenyan HealthTech Afya Rekod Raises USD 2 M in Seed Funding
Kenyan HealthTech Afya Rekod Raises USD 2 M in Seed Funding

Kenyan HealthTech startup Afya Rekod raised USD 2 M in seed funding from the U.S. based Mac Venture Capital and Asian private firm Next Chymia. The capital will be used for expanding to other African markets and also in developing its product.

Founded in 2020 by John Kamara and Irene Kiwia, Afrya Rekod used AI and blockchain modules to capture, store and access patient data in real time. The product is offered via mobile app, SaaS and USSD platforms. In 2020, the company had partenered with Telkom to provide access to Covid 19 data and analysis.