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Farming app Khula wins best agriculture solution at the MTN Business Awards
Last night was the MTN Business Awards and there was huge uproar on stage as the announcement of best app of the year award went to Khula Agriculture Technology. Khula is an app designed for emerging farmers to connect them directly to the formal market place. Matthew Piper and Karidas Tshintsholo, founders of this budding technology join CNBC Africa

Karidas is a an experienced young entrepreneur from South Africa, who is passionate about finding sustainable solutions for emerging markets. He founded Moneytree Group at 18 years of age while studying at the University of Cape Town, and it has since grown to be one of the leading players in the Financial Education space in South Africa.

He then went on to start one of Africa’s top tech start-ups which is now his full-time focus. Khula! is currently the #1 Business App is South Africa, #1 Agricultural solution in South Africa, and its growing leaps and bounds _ impacting thousands of farmers across Africa.