Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Jean Anthony Onyait
Jean is a change maker; He desires to create change by enabling communities to live a dignified life. Jean is doing this through a data-enabled Technology innovations-“Akellobanker”, a platform that enables low-income earners to access Life-saving products and services on Credit.
As the team CEO, Jean leads a team of 5 fulltime innovative youth and whom he has led to winning several awards including;
GSMA Mobile Money Hackathon (July 2018)-for using mobile money to enable merchants to accept payments on credit.
John Deere mobile App competition (May 2018)-for enabling farmers to access tractor hire services on credit.
DataHack for Finance (2017)-Advancing financial inclusion through data innovation.
Resilience for conflict Award (Sept 2016)- For using Digital financial services to build the capacity of
post-conflict communities to whether social and economic Shocks).
For His works, Jean has been recognized as a Young Achiever of 2018, where he received an award in Farming and Agro-processing category and as well was received an award as Top 23 Young African Entrepreneurs 2018 by RUFORUM.
To cement his leadership capabilities, Jean is a 2018 Mandela Washington YALI Fellow with executive Business training from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management.