We identify, quantify and enable economic and social opportunities in the digital economy to connect people to sources of income and service delivery. We work across the enablers required to scale these opportunities inclusively: digital and financial inclusion, digital upskilling and reskilling, inclusive tech-enabled business models, and policy and regulation.
Creating income-generating opportunities at scale is the greatest development imperative of our time, given the wave of young Africans who are entering the labour market across the continent. This process needs to be supported by access to critical services, such as education and healthcare, to build the human capital of the continent and convert this demographic transition into a demographic dividend.
Technology innovation is at the heart of this process, both because it is reshaping the global economy (with significant risks to traditional sources of work and service delivery) and because it is giving rise to new and transformative approaches to delivering work opportunities and critical services.
We are reshaping the traditional arena of economic opportunity by placing digital technology at the centre of the agenda. We specialise in identifying and designing digital work and service delivery opportunities, and working with our partners to implement the enablers required to make them scale inclusively. We take an ecosystemic approach to enabling these opportunities, solving for a range of factors including (1) digital and financial inclusion, (2) building human capital, (3) inclusive tech applications and (4) an enabling policy and regulatory environment, including national strategy formulation and government capacity building.
SADA PLAN TO CREATE 500,000 NEW JOBS IN 10 YEARS
South Africa in the Digital Age (SADA) was an urgent, multi-sectoral, economic strategy development process to charter South African pathways for inclusive growth in the digital age. The process was a joint venture between the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), Genesis Analytics and the Pathways for Prosperity Commission. Read more
Seeking new financial products to target gig workers
Genesis was commissioned to conduct a market sizing of the gig economy in Pakistan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to review the challenges faced by gig workers in these three markets and to propose recommendations on financial products to target this segment.
Developing a fundraising strategy for a coding-for-kids start-up
Genesis Analytics’ Centre of Digital Excellence (C0DE) and Financial Services Strategy (FSS) teams partnered with CodeNgwana, an NGO initiative that provides foundational coding lessons to African children, to support its growth objectives over the next three years.
Opportunity to transform public healthcare service delivery in Ghana
Genesis Analytics partnered with a private foundation, and key stakeholders in the public, private and NGO sectors in Ghana to develop a transformational vision for the use of digital technologies, especially in the north of the country, which suffers serious backlogs in terms of healthcare services and health indicators.