A digital assets transfer platform designed for the most vulnerable communities.
“Access the power of blockchain technology via a feature phone”
With Sikka, community members can receive cash transfers being sent to them on their own feature phones via a local vendor or a local cooperative in their village, thus allowing both un-restricted as well as restricted cash transfers.
A voucher that has a certain value with which beneficiaries can buy commodities from local merchants.
Digital tokens that can be redeemed for cash at a local cooperative
Vendors can track items purchased using Sikka and automatically generate invoice.
Download and analyze both segregated and aggregated reports at the head-office through our admin panel.
Sikka’s user interface deploys a human-centered design that does not require more than a basic knowledge of how to operate a feature phone and will not need asmartphone. Sikka will offer access to modular and powerful blockchain solutions while providing a simple a user interface to provide these services to non-technical users.
After a disaster, the distribution of aid in the form of cash is often complicated due to the lack of infrastructure and services in remote and rural areas. Blockchain technology delivered over cellular networks can play a key role in enabling the transfer of digital assets through smart contracts, thus addressing the needs of rural communities in Nepal while ensuring minimal operational and overhead costs ensuring majority of the donated amount reaches the beneficiaries.
Copyright © World Vision, 2020