Strathmore University Ilab, iLabAfrica is a Centre of Excellence in ICT innovation and Development based at Strathmore University. It was established to address the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to contribute toward Kenya’s Vision 2030. The research center is involved in interdisciplinary research, students’ engagement, collaboration with government, industry and other funding agencies.
Our Vision is to be a leading Centre of Excellence in the uses of ICT for development while
Our Mission is to provide an environment that promotes technological innovation and provides business support structures and policy direction to harness the potential of ICT as a genuine tool for sustainable development.
@iLabAfrica is highly reputed for its creative innovations and numerous projects. Through these projects, we have helped improved efficiency and effectiveness for various organisations. We have worked with various organisations and governments and developed world class solutions for them. Some of the work we have done include:-
Online Revenue Collection System
In improving government amenities, @iLabAfrica has developed an award winning solution, CountyPro to remedy the difficulties county governments have been facing in collecting and managing revenue collection. The system has enabled the county governments to increase their revenue collection by up to 60%.
County Pro is a Solution centered on holistic e-Governance that enables citizens to easily access county government services online. This innovation by the Strathmore Research and Consultancy Centre, allows Online application submissions, business process re-engineering, inter/intra departmental applications processing, workflow automation, electronic payments, digitized receipting and Electronic delivery of services, documents, certificates, permits and licenses.
The system is working efficiently in Kiambu, Taita Taveta and Busia counties. You can access more information about this solution here.
@iLabAfrica has been intensively involved in various health projects and we have worked with various private organisations and Ministry of Health in Kenya who have made the progress of these projects a great success. The solutions have been implemented to eg. replace manual data recording of patient data and test results. You can access more on the various health projects we have worked and continue to work on here
Strathmore University, through @iLabAfrica, has collaborated with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) to make available data and visualizations of key publications and select County Statistical data. This has been made possible through funding from The World Bank. The data was in manual format but can now be accessed online through a portal in various formats from graphs to charts etc, which were designed by the @iLabAfrica team. You can access our work on Data visualization here
Our client list includes some of the largest software engineering and telecommunications companies in the world, you can rest assured that your product development endeavors are in good hands with @iLabAfrica We have worked with various organizations including Samsung, Kenya Law, Paulines Africa amongst others to develop various solutions for them. Read more here on the various technology projects.