WiNFUND, a 100% non-profit initiative that supports female-led health innovations with
real-world impact, has recently announced 16 female-led health startups as finalists in
its funding initiative.
These startups have been selected from over 300 applications from seven countries in
Africa, including Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, and Middle East,
based on their potential to create a significant impact in the healthcare sector.
Among the finalists is CHIL AI Lab Group, a company that uses the power of machine
learning and artificial intelligence to provide specialized, affordable, and medically
proven chronic disease prevention and management services to women in Africa, Middle
East, and Europe, regardless of their location or income.
The team comprises experts in AI, healthcare, and business who are passionate about
making a positive impact in women’s lives. They are committed to promoting health
equity and creating sustainable healthcare solutions that can be scaled to reach more
CHIL AI Lab Group’s Co-founder and CEO, Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, expressed her
gratitude to WiNFUND for their support, stating that the fight against breast and cervical
cancer could become a thing of the past if organizations like WiNFUND joined the fight.
“As a company, we aim to make breast and cervical cancer history by leveraging
technology to provide access to quality healthcare services,” she adds.
The 16 finalists also include Cape Bio Pharms (Pty) Ltd, Ambulex, PinkDrive NPC,
Thruthshare, MIKEDCARES LTD, Famasi Africa, Kisumu Medical and Educational Trust,
MamaOpe Medicals, Novo Health Africa, Peleyta Health, Hospice Africa Uganda, Ufasiri
Halisi, SLI Innovations Limited, Safari Doctors, Kosmotive, and Alma Clinics.
WiNFUND’s approach combines grassroots movements, tech innovation, and the
expertise of frontline workers to support female-led health startups with real-world
impact. The initiative uses innovative NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to fund projects,
complemented by traditional funding routes.
The initiative is a remarkable example of how technology and innovation can drive
social impact, especially in the healthcare sector, which is critical for the growth and
development of any nation.
By supporting female-led health startups, WiNFUND is empowering women
entrepreneurs to solve complex healthcare challenges, create jobs, and make a positive
difference in their communities.
EDITOR’s NOTE: Part of this story is from an official press release shared to the Tech Point Magazine team.