Swahili audio book application customized for local needs, with impact on economic inclusion, cultural cohesion, education and entertainment, which also utilizes the most current mobile payment applications and is scalable for exploring untapped data.

Sauti Kitabu has three different methods of generating income:

1. Audio books

We will negotiate publishing agreements with East-African authors and publishing companies which are publishing in kiswahili. We will get publishing rights for swahili translation for current bestsellers that we find compelling to the markets. We will also translate and narrate classic books which are outside copyright protection, and which are compelling to the markets.

2. Simulizi (Stories from the Streets)

“Anyone can be an author!” Customer creates an account to Sauti Kitabu with a mobile-money account, records a story and publishes it to the app. Customers receive a share of product sales.

3. Sponsored empowering Content

In Tanzania only there a...
Swahili audio book application customized for local needs, with impact on economic inclusion, cultural cohesion, education and entertainment, which also utilizes the most current mobile payment applications and is scalable for exploring untapped data.

Sauti Kitabu has three different methods of generating income:

1. Audio books

We will negotiate publishing agreements with East-African authors and publishing companies which are publishing in kiswahili. We will get publishing rights for swahili translation for current bestsellers that we find compelling to the markets. We will also translate and narrate classic books which are outside copyright protection, and which are compelling to the markets.

2. Simulizi (Stories from the Streets)

“Anyone can be an author!” Customer creates an account to Sauti Kitabu with a mobile-money account, records a story and publishes it to the app. Customers receive a share of product sales.

3. Sponsored empowering Content

In Tanzania only there are over 10,000 active NGO’s. Many global NGO’s are utilizing community radios for distributing their educational, informative or any other kind of publications. These NGO’s, state actors or even private companies can distribute their content with Sauti Kitabu. -> Business orientated Podcasts
Sauti Kitabu will use mobile payment API to make the transactions simple. App will be customised for local markets and end users.
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Markku Liukkonen
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Markku Liukkonen CEO Full stack communicator.Background in journalism, NGO / CSO communications and project coordination.Future in RDI, IT4D and startups.