Takawaste

is a cloud based waste management platform that uses gps to connect Households, Enterprises, author

Pitch

Problem:
Uncollected waste is a very big problem in developing word over one billion people are struggle to dispose off their waste.
In Dar es salaam, Tanzania we produce about 5600 tons waste daily where by 60% remain uncollected end-up in our communities and lets health problems, pollution and hazards.
solution:
Takawaste, is a cloud based waste management platform that uses gps to connect Households, Enterprises, authority with recycling business.
at takawaste we collect waste from individual households companies,restaurant and campanile and sell them to recycling business.
Using our platform individual households would be able to make money in exchange of waste. with just a tap of button they can request for waste pickups.

this project empowers recycling business by giving them material they need to run their business, also to create jobs for youth low-income familes but also to protect the environment.

Quick facts

  • 2019 Participant
    Year of participation
  • Urban Transitions
    Theme
  • Tanzania
    Country

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Team

  • Inocent Mhina

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