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Chifungu Samazaka

Chifungu Samazaka

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Member SinceJan 6, 2018CoLab Points (actual)
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CountryZambiaCoLab Points (max. potential)
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Chifungu Samazaka is a designer, developer and entrepreneur who is based in Lusaka, Zambia. He began his career in 2008 and has founded or developed 3 growth-oriented high-technology startups.

Chifungu's companies include BITKwacha, a blockchain company started in a rural village; a transactive smart grid developer owner and operator (Utilicom Energy Solutions) and a fully distributed person-to-person waste recycling platform (Recyclebot). He is passionate about technology and how it could improve people’s lives in the developing world, especially in Africa. Chifungu taught himself and started writing computer programs at the age of 14, then later started teaching other young people how to code.

As a developer, Chifungu frequently travels to rural and peri-urban communities in Zambia conducting interviews with customers and stakeholders for customer and product development purposes. This enables him to identify with and analyze the challenges of sustainable development in the grassroots communities. He is skilled in lean startup development, technology and communications, including multiple social media outlets.

Chifungu is currently pursuing a Micro-Degree in Data Analysis from UDACITY and a micro-masters in Supply Chain Design from MITx.

Proposals

Adding value to all waste at source through blockchain technology and IoT.Jan 6, 2018
Helping farmers manage risk and recover from crop failure through the BlockchainFeb 5, 2018
Simple algorithms to bank and climate-insure the unbanked and undocumentedApr 1, 2018
Extracting maximum value from clean energy assets through the Blockchain and IoTFeb 5, 2018
Global P2P waste recycling platform to zero solid wasteApr 1, 2018
Turn-key blockchain micro grids to power sustainable communitiesApr 1, 2018

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Supporting

Adding value to all waste at source through blockchain technology and IoT.Feb 1, 2018
Helping farmers manage risk and recover from crop failure through the BlockchainFeb 10, 2018
Extracting maximum value from clean energy assets through the Blockchain and IoTFeb 5, 2018
Zero-Waste BlockChain Economy: Entropy and Information meet Financial AccountingMar 22, 2018
Turn-key blockchain micro grids to power sustainable communitiesApr 1, 2018
Simple algorithms to bank and climate-insure the unbanked and undocumentedApr 1, 2018
Global P2P waste recycling platform to zero solid wasteApr 1, 2018

Activities

Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Turn-key blockchain micro grids to power sustainable communitiesApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka is supporting proposal Simple algorithms to bank and climate-insure the unbanked and undocumentedApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Simple algorithms to bank and climate-insure the unbanked and undocumentedApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Global P2P waste recycling platform to zero solid wasteApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka is supporting proposal Global P2P waste recycling platform to zero solid wasteApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka is supporting proposal Turn-key blockchain micro grids to power sustainable communitiesApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka created a Proposal Global P2P waste recycling platform to zero solid wasteApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Turn-key blockchain micro grids to power sustainable communitiesApr 1, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka added a comment to contest Circular Economy, Economie circulaire 2018Mar 27, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka is supporting proposal Zero-Waste BlockChain Economy: Entropy and Information meet Financial AccountingMar 22, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Helping farmers manage risk and recover from crop failure through the BlockchainFeb 10, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Extracting maximum value from clean energy assets through the Blockchain and IoTFeb 10, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Extracting maximum value from clean energy assets through the Blockchain and IoTFeb 10, 2018
Chifungu Samazaka updated a proposal Helping farmers manage risk and recover from crop failure through the BlockchainFeb 10, 2018
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