Farida Bedwei

Software Engineer and Co-founder.

Software Engineer and Co-founder

Early life


Farida was born April 6, 1979, in Lagos, Nigeria she spent her early childhood life in Dominica, Grenada and the U.K.. Her family moved to Ghana when she was 9 years old. At 10 days old Farida developed cerebral palsy from Rhesus incompatibility of her parents. Farida hence was home schooled by her mother until she turned 12.

Works


She has written a novel titled: Definition of a miracle. She has also created the gKudi micro-finance platform, a clouded banking system that allows small scale loans within Ghana.

Awards


2012 — Special Award by President John Mahama. Legacy and Legacy Ideas Award - Winner of the Maiden Award 2011. CEO Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award - Financial sector 2013 Lydia Bedwei

Reference


Wikipedia

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