Sam Agutu

Ashoka Fellow
Kenya
Fellow Since 2012

Citation

This profile was prepared when Sam Agutu was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2012.
Introduction
The majority of Kenyans do not have access to health insurance due to prohibitive pricing and an outdated coverage model that predominantly caters to formally employed individuals. Sam Agutu is revolutionizing the health insurance industry by leveraging mobile technology platforms to allow individuals to electronically save and pay for healthcare in an affordable and convenient manner.
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