Building
The Future Today!

WHO WE ARE

EMERGING COMMUNITIES AFRICA Founded in 2017, is an organization focused on catalyzing technology development in emerging communities across Africa. This is because we believe that Technology is a major tool to leverage social solutions.

Over 7K People
directly impacted

Setup of the first
Tripartite Hub in Nigeria

Over 20 Startup
supported

Launched an all female program, Hernovate

WHAT WE DO

We support the creation and development of sustainable, globally competitive tech startups and SMEs to solve social challenges in sectors like agriculture, education, health, food, arts, transport or security in suburban and rural emerging communities in Africa.

We have collaborated with more than 20 organizations, relevant stakeholders and community members in other to pioneer innovative approaches to solve problems through the power of technology.

HOW DO WE ACHIEVE THIS

Our goal is to achieve our set vision through partnership with different stakeholders (Government, Private sector and development partners). We believe in the power of collaboration and every time, we strive to harness this power at every juncture of our work.

OUR PROGRAMMES

Hernovate

The digital divide especially as it relates to the different gender has become more complex than Internet access…

The Future of Work

It is evident that work is evolving and the dynamics of the work environment is also evolving more rapidly that we…

Techance

A platform that promotes establishment and support of innovation ecosystems by bring together stakholders and…

Step-Up

STEP-UP is a two-week upskilling and employability program which is focused at undergraduates, recent graduates…

Community Projects

The digital divide especially as it relates to the different gender has become more complex than Internet access…

Emerging Founders

This would be an Intervention programme to find, raise and support start ups in emerging communities…

MEET THE TEAM

Oluwamayowa Agboola

ECA's Graphics Designer

Oluwamayowa Israel AGBOOLA is a Creative Designer. He is also an expert in transferable …

Benson Iji

ECA's Communications Lead and Manager at Akure Tech Hub

Benson Ira Iji, is a Technology Futurist, and Creative Tech Consultant;

Peace Odili

Executive Director, ECA

Peace Odili is a Legal Practitioner with a drive for maintaining successive…

Ekhuemelo Ehinomen

Virtual Research Assistant

Ekhuemelo Ehinomen Marie is an experienced writer, intellectual property and …

Adeleke Rofiat

Programmes Assistant

Adeleke Rofiat Abidemi is a graduate of Microbiology from Fountain …

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