Winning the BiD Challenge in 2007 provided me with the capital to start and grow my company Samasource. Today, Samasource has provided work for over 6,000 people living in poverty and transformed more than 26,000 lives in underdeveloped regions around the world.

Leila Janah

Founder and CEO, Samasource

Samasource was founded in 2008 with the aim to elevate people out of poverty by providing them with opportunities for a dignified digital work.

More than 7000 people have been employed in Kenya, Uganda, India, and Haiti by the customers of Samasource, which include some of the world’s largest companies.