5 popular NGO mobile apps — and how to use them

By Jenny Lei Ravelo 17 February 2016

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

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Jenny Lei Ravelo@JennyLeiRavelo

Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex senior reporter based in Manila. Since 2011, she has covered a wide range of development and humanitarian aid issues, from leadership and policy changes at DfID to the logistical and security impediments faced by international and local aid responders in disaster-prone and conflict-affected countries in Africa and Asia. Her interests include global health and the analysis of aid challenges and trends in sub-Saharan Africa.


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