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Meet the 20 Ghanaian startups who graduated from UNICEF StartUp Lab Accelerator

The UNICEF StartUp Lab is an accelerator program dedicated to support businesses working towards advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for children and young people.

Meet the 20 Ghanaian startups who graduated from UNICEF StartUp Lab Accelerator

Twenty Ghanaian startups graduated from the third cohort of the UNICEF Startup Lab after an intensive six-month accelerator program.

This milestone marks the culmination of a journey to enhance participating entrepreneurs' business, technological, and communication skills, strengthen their products and businesses, and ultimately increase their social impact.

The UNICEF Startup Lab partnered with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and MEST Africa.

The twenty Ghanaian startups at the Demo Day are:

Loozeele Initiative

Loozeele Initiative trains and supports young Kayayei from Northern Ghana with entrepreneurship skills and skills training in basketry, fabric weaving, baking, and shea butter making.

Brox Technology

Brox Technology helps students and parents access students' results without the stress of looking for checker cards or an internet café. The service is accessed through different channels, including USSD for those that use feature phones, WhatsApp chatbots, and a Web app.

My Power App

My Power App is a social connection platform designed for girls to connect, learn new skills, and connect with mentors in a safer virtual space.

Easimodation

Easimodation is a real estate company that creates sustainable housing alternatives for students while allowing individuals to invest in real estate projects.

Nnoboa

Nnoboa is a Human Resource company operating within the agricultural sector to help small, medium, and large-scale farmers and agribusinesses increase their productivity by providing quality and qualified human capital to the agribusinesses.

NetLyfe

NetLyfe is a health platform that assists patients with malaria, hypertension, diabetes, and pneumonia. They provide consultations with licensed doctors, health tips and information, and access to prescribed medication for purchase and home delivery.

A Unicef StartUp 2023 accelerator Lab and a mentor BD

Bethniel Financial Technology

Bethniel Financial Technology builds financial services applications, tools, and infrastructure and provides financial technology consulting services for the African market.

Bethniel Finance helps young people learn about money and personal finance, track expenses and create budgets, access financial services like payments, advice, investments, and loans, and address many other personal finance needs.

ViztaEdu

ViztaEdu is a social media-based educational mobile and web-based app for tertiary-level students to share their educational journeys, share and collaborate on projects, access gamified learning features, and impact other students worldwide.

Chestify AI Labs

Chestify AI Labs is building deep learning models that aid in diagnosing pathologies on medical images. They target highly marginalised communities in Africa and the Caribbean that do not have access to radiology infrastructure (healthtech) or seasoned radiologists.

Luminate Career Services

Luminate Career Services is a career guidance company dedicated to providing students, from Junior High School to university, with the tools and resources they need to find fulfilling and relevant careers, guiding them into the world of work.

Elnak Recycle

ELNAK Recycle is a textile waste management company that provides recycling and decluttering services for textile-centred businesses and households in Accra, Ghana.

Jowato

Jowato is a technology startup founded to provide and equip small, rural, and indigenous household businesses with the digital skills and solutions needed to transform their products to be globally competitive.

EjumaHub

EjumaHub is a platform that connects independent handyman service professionals with customers. They onboard a team of top-quality, pre-vetted independent service professionals to help households and businesses deal with cleaning, electrical, plumbing, painting needs and other jobs ranging in size and scope that require urgent attention.

TrashSmart

TrashSmart is a digital waste management company that provides exceptional services in waste collection, the sale of cleaning items, and partnerships with key stakeholders in the waste industry, turning waste into value.

Heny

Heny is enabling individuals and SMEs to create and share authentic African experiences, where individuals and small businesses participate in the gig economy by sharing their experiences and culture with others.

CTN Technologies

CTN Technologies provides training in new technologies such as 3D printing, robotics, and drone technology to equip young people between the ages of 16-30 with STEM educational system skills for the fourth industrial revolution.

AkoFresh

AkoFresh is a green cold chain solution offering sustainable preservation services to farmers to help reduce post harvest losses. This helps create lasting profits for smallholder farmers across Africa and reduces food waste GHG emissions.

DeafCanTalk

DeafCanTalk leverages technology that allows deaf people to access video content in sign language. They also provide TV services for people with hearing disabilities.

KoenaConcepts

KoenaConcepts is a Pan-African technology company building innovative solutions for the socioeconomic challenges of West, East, and Southern African countries. They have built a data-free, zero-rated online platform that allows young people aged 18–35 from rural areas and townships to access free technology skills training and job opportunities in the technology industry.

GAPHealth

GAPHealth provides enterprise and patient-centred consumer software for digital health applications and research. Their software is disease and practice-agnostic, with easy, no-code customization to suit the needs of clinics and organisations. It also enables virtual health visits and the provision of prescriptions and labs to patients.

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