Online trading has grown to be an important aspect for small traders and any other business. Virtual trading reduces on the overall costs, making the service much more lucrative.

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry ( KNCCI) in collaboration with Trade Mark Africa (TMA) , funded by the  Global Affairs of Canada have been running a Women In Trade(WIT) programme  aimed at  increasing income, providing livelihoods for women traders and women owned  enterprises through capacity building, addressing trade barriers and advocacy for policies that will create an enabling environment.

To support the Women In Trade(WIT) programme , the organizations have developed an integrated platform dubbed iSOKO which is a web and mobile based where you can access markets, get real time market information ,post your products, access service providers such as banks and logistics providers and network with other traders in Kenya,Uganda, Tanzania , Rwanda and Burundi .

As part of the implementation strategy KNCCI HQ officials together with the KNCCI ISOKO officials this morning held a sensitization training with KNCCI Mombasa secretariat to cascade the importance of the platform to KNCCI members and business community  ahead of a three -day sensitization forum in Mombasa.