Usalama

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Usalama


Designer/artist: Edwin Inganji, Marvin Makau, Kenneth Gachukia and James Chege

Year: 2017

Description: Usalama is a mobile app developed for Android that connects users and emergency service providers - ambulance, security, police, road-side assistance - utilising real-time user data. It is a response to incidences of muggings, carjackings and other crimes common in Kenya's capital city.

About the designer: Edwin Inganji, Marvin Makau, Kenneth Gachukia and James Chege are Nairobi-based programmer who develop Android applications that offer 'IT solutions to problems that face Africans'.

Image credit: Edwin Inganji, Marvin Makau, Kenneth Gachukia and James Cheg