The rise of mobile technology has allowed aid to expand its reach to the world’s poorest populations. More than 6 billion people have gained access to cellphones in the past 25 years, but what does this mean for international organizations looking to impact individuals at the last mile?
Devex spoke with several development communicators from UNICEF, UNFPA and Blum Center for Developing Economies at University of California Berkeley, to find out which mobile tools are making communication between implementers and the communities they serve more efficient, transparent and operational.
Here are three tools you should know about if your organization wants to work even closer with the communities you serve:
Who’s behind it: Co-founded by Louis Dorval and Mark Boots in 2012, the tech startup and social enterprise is headquartered in Ghana.