Ahadi is a digital mental healthcare App that connects people with mental health experts while equipping individuals with tools to cultivate mental wellbeing.
After reaching out to 10,000+ Tanzanians with non-communicable diseases screening, and prevention education, we noted a pattern in which mental health conditions occur in conjunction with other physical non-communicable diseases.
Current mental healthcare systems are unable to address the present and future needs. Africa's population is expected to double over the next three decades. Over 60% under the age of 25. With a 1·4 mental health workers per 100 000 people in Africa, compared with a global average of 9·0 per 100 000:
Many will experience mental health illnesses from increased life pressures,while -Poverty, limited awareness and Stigmatization fear widen the treatment gap (the proportion of those in need who go untreated)
We are building Ahadi to bridge these socio-economic gaps that limit mental healthcare access.