Market Research

Data collection in the emerging markets made easy

Access Insights

Digitally access, aggregate and derive insight from consumer opinions and behaviors with data collection design, programming and reporting support.

Access Anywhere

Cost-effective rapid engagement with consumers located in some of the most difficult to access places in the world.

Access Anyone

Data collection services with sample management using proprietary user acquisition techniques and predictive modeling to interact with the desired segments.

Our Products

SMS Solutions

SMS Broadcast

One-way communication to your target audience through SMS.

SMS Survey

Two-way standardized communication to gain insight from your target audience.

SMS Chat

Two-way freestyle communication to engage your target audience through SMS.

Our Value

Paid Participation

Instant mobile airtime payout directly on participant's phone on 400 telcos in 122 countries.

Unique Demographics

Highly Engineered User Acquisition Algorithm to obtain targeted demographics.

Response Rate

Predictive Engine to determine the most optimal demographics to maximize participation.


Draw participant panel to gain deeper insight.

Free to Engage

SMS cost is refunded to user upon any data contribution.


One place to ask any series of questions to multiple demographics across the world's emerging markets.


AGRA monitors its agriculture projects leveraging both the mobile and web applications. They use reports and dashboards for decision making including release of funding.
Adam Smith International
Adam Smith International monitors 38,000 teachers attendance using the SMS Broadcast, SMS Survey and SMS Chat products
Twiga Fruits
Twiga Fruits uses the Bamba's supply chain solution to track produce from farmer collection to export using mobile technology.
Aga Khan Foundation
Aga Khan Foundation uses the SMS and web-based technology to monitor school attendance of 20,000+ students in 360+ schools.
AMREF used Bamba to monitor its project data in a central platform. The system gathers regional data and produces dashboards for decision making.
Concern Worldwide
Concern Worldwide uses SMS technology to monitor 10,000 students in 188 schools in rural communities.
Diamond Trust Bank
Diamond Trust Bank uses Bamba's solutions to monitor daily performance of its branches across Kenya.
Narobi Airport Services
Nairobi Airport Services uses Bamba to monitor its various business functions.
Sadolin uses our SMS Broadcast solution to promote new products and services to their customers.
UK Aid
UKAid funds several of Bamba's clients.
Ipsos Synovate Kenya
Ipsos is Africa's largest market research company using Bamba for rapid targeted surveys in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
STEERS uses our SMS Broadcast solution to promote new products and services to their customers.
Bamba is a Techstars company.

Fun Facts

We guarantee real-time results, reports and continuous user engagement.

Initiated Surveys
People Impacted
SMS Interactions

Meet The Team

Al Ismaili,

Co-Founder & CEO

Faiz Hirani

Co-Founder & CTO

Shehzad Tejani

Co-Founder & VP

Get in Touch

Bamba is always happy to hear from you. Please ask us for a free consultation of your data gathering requirement.

Contact Details
Washington DC, USA
Washington DC, USA.
1342 Florida Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20009

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Washington DC, USA
+1 760​ ​ 985​ ​ 6889
Toronto, Canada
Toronto, Canada.
4 Beamish Court,
Brampton Ontario,
L6P 0X8 Canada

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Toronto, Canada
Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya.
05 The Crescent Road,
Unit #2, Westlands,
P.O. Box 14048 (00400)
Nairobi, Kenya,
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Nairobi, Kenya
+254 722 155 519
+254 795 502 009
+254 724 007 162