5 popular NGO mobile apps — and how to use them

Devex senior reporter Jenny Lei Ravelo plays five mobile games developed by or for nongovernmental organizations.

The world of mobile gaming has started to catch on in the humanitarian and development industries. But how do they fare in terms of graphics, user experience and gameplay?

Devex senior reporter Jenny Lei Ravelo checked out five apps created by and for NGOs to see how they work and how charities are using the platform to raise awareness for their causes.

For a more in-depth look on the value of mobile gaming in the nonprofit sector, read: Should your NGO be developing a mobile gaming app?

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About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.

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