Introduction.
Quest Digital Finance limited is a tech solutions company that utilizes data and mobile to deploy lifesaving products and services for low-income earners. The Company was founded in 2016 where it started by facilitating loans for inputs to farmers from its digital loan fund (DLF) contributed to by lending partners (SACCOS) and, through its flagship product code-named; Akellobanker. By December of 2017, the company had onboarded 89,000 users and facilitated credit transactions totaling $1M. In 2018, the company stopped facilitating direct cash credit and decided to pivot to providing farmers with access to inputs, extension workers and, farming equipment, mechanization services on credit. To date, the Akellobanker platform has a total of over 170,000 registered users and Quest is positioning herself to strategic partnerships with industry players to ease service delivery to millions of Smallholder Farmers.

Smallholder Farmers in africa experience low agricultural productivi...
Introduction.
Quest Digital Finance limited is a tech solutions company that utilizes data and mobile to deploy lifesaving products and services for low-income earners. The Company was founded in 2016 where it started by facilitating loans for inputs to farmers from its digital loan fund (DLF) contributed to by lending partners (SACCOS) and, through its flagship product code-named; Akellobanker. By December of 2017, the company had onboarded 89,000 users and facilitated credit transactions totaling $1M. In 2018, the company stopped facilitating direct cash credit and decided to pivot to providing farmers with access to inputs, extension workers and, farming equipment, mechanization services on credit. To date, the Akellobanker platform has a total of over 170,000 registered users and Quest is positioning herself to strategic partnerships with industry players to ease service delivery to millions of Smallholder Farmers.

Smallholder Farmers in africa experience low agricultural productivity because they have limited access to inputs, weak extension services, asymmetric information for both demands and output prices, limited farm mechanization services and limited access to credit services for investments in agricultural production. Smallholder farmers often resort to outdated farming techniques and farming tools . Access to these services and tools is both an issue availability and efficient allocation. Most smallholder farmers cannot afford to acquire some of the modern tools of production. It is also not economical for them to fully own the tools since they have small farms. However, because there is no pooling and aggregation of the demand in a given area, each farmer has to pay a full day equivalent of services.

To address the above challenges, Quest Digital partners with different actors to digitize their operations using an analytics-based machine learning B2B and B2C platform that facilitates easy access to agricultural inputs and services for farmers on one hand and easy access to aggregated input/service demand for Agricultural Service Providers or aggregated output supply for off-takers on the other hand. The system digitizes transactions and relationships amongst associated agricultural market actors while providing options for digital payments to and by farmers via mobile money or on credit.
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Jean onyait
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Jean onyait CEO Jean Is the Founder and CEO of Akellobanker. Jean is an innovative Fin tech Entrepreneur.