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Most Innovative Companies

Totohealth

The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016Founded in 2014, Totohealth is similar to Voxiva's Text4Baby, providing advice and reminders for new and expectant mothers living in Kenya. Where the two services differ is the impact: Not only does Totohealth provide care advice, but they also send kits to expectant mothers to help with the birth process (only half of Kenyan women give birth in a hospital) and with postpartum care of a newborn. With 1 in 38 Kenyan women dying in childbirth, it's an incredibly important service that could become a significant game changer in the field of maternal care. Since launching last year, Totohealth has gained 15,400 users, secured $140K in investments, and expanded to neighboring Tanzania with hopes of eventually serving greater East Africa.
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2016: Africa
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public or private: Private
profitable: Did receive $140,000 in investments from Spark International, Indigo Trust, Spring Accelerator, M-Lab, and two local investors
profit:
staff: 8
users: 15,400
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