One of major challenges, in emerging African economies, is organization of its marketplaces. Whether you are in Tanzania, Ghana or South Africa, it is common to see technicians advertising themselves on street corners or customers looking for plumber or electrician through a network of friends or family members. Fundi247 application addresses this common problem and connects customers and technicians through digital marketplace. It provides customers with hassle-free, efficient way of finding technicians at their fingertips.
WS Technology analyzed market situation and developed this application using Agile Development methods and Xamarin mobile development platform. This allowed our team to deliver native Android, iOS and Windows applications very quickly.
Fundi247 application is a digital marketplace that connects rated and vetted technicians with customers. The application allows customers to find highly-rated and trusted technicians through mobile technologies while giving technicians an opportunity to promote their expertise. Fundi247 app have more than 3000 technicians with certificates from reputable vocational Institutions such as VETA. While reaching more than 10 regions in Tanzania, with a plan to roll out the entire country.
In application, customers can rate and comment about technicians’ performance as well as view technicians’ profile, expertise and location. In the near future, Fundi247 application will also include in-app payments as well as other financial services such as digital credit, savings, insurance and training.