• Powering Social Innovations

    Powering Social Innovations

    Welcome to Whive.com the platform that Powers Social Innovations across Africa.

    Today billions of people around the World are engaging each other through Social Media platforms such as SMS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    In addition payment platforms such as Bitcoin have risen to create unprecedented opportunity to monetize applications within the Digital space.

    At Whive we help your organization leverage off these platforms to engage in this new Digital Economy. We call this App Scaling.

    We are also building neargr.am our flagship social and global travel application that allows twitter/instagram publishers to monetize their content with Bitcoin.

    See our projects here


Welcome to the Web Hive where we power mobile/web solutions of the future.

Leverage on SMS, Social Media and Bitcoin to Scale up your Innovation or Business today!

SMS Social Media Bitcoin #AppScale


Bulk SMS gateway

Whive provides solutions to send and receive single and bulk SMS messages using the internet among other varied IT services on on its Web and Mobile platform Whive.com. Whive enables single and multiple users to send and receive SMS Messaging using:  Web based control panel, Mobile Applications,White Labeled Panel Available, API’s, HTTP, XML, Excel 2003 and Excel 2007.

SMS/Shortcode Apps

Whive has built SMS applications currently available on the Nokia Store Here as well as on the Mobile Web at mobile.Whive.com These applications allow you to send Group SMS from your mobile device. Whive has also began developing short code applications to allow Social Enterprises to run feedback and crowd-sourcing solutions to collect information from the public.

Up Scaling Apps

At Whive we specialize in combining both traditional communication platforms like SMS, USSD, Shortcodes and VOIP with new Social Media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to create Social Applications. Our latest Social Apps included neargr.am a photo navigation application and msheria a micro justice solution for East Africa which we expect to launch in the fall of 2013.

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Case Study: Powering #SindikizaSnoLegal Crowdfunding campaign

Introducing Ms Sarah Ochwada(SnoLegal) who with Whive as the Social Media Partner has in the past 5 months ran a successful Crowd-funding campaign to raise for her Masters Degree in International Sports Law in Spain. The Campaign involved members of the public contributing Kshs 100 and entering an online draw to win Mentorship with the CEO or Celeb of(...)

Our latest Achievements

Neargram Social Travel
We have entered the Hyper Local Space with neargr.am a location based app that allows users to Find & Share stories about places nearby!

John Karanja
Founder & C.E.O, Whive.com

Vision 2030 Winner
Whive has been awarded the Vision2030 ICT Award 2011 for Innovation in Youth and Gender Sector by the Kenyan Government.

Kenya ICT Board
Awarders, Vision2030

Meet our Team



Founder of @Whive, IT expert & Sociologist by profession. Specializes in ideation and growth hacking mobile solutions.


Project Manager @Whive, focuses on up scaling our various projects by engaging users, partners and clients.


Lead User Experience Designer @Whive, specializes in developing Web 2.0 Concepts and exciting User Interfaces.


Sales Executive @Whive, Focuses on signing up and interacting with our clients on a daily basis.