Health education

Polly

We use voice-based entertainment services over simple mobile phones to virally spread development information (jobs, healthcare,...) to low-literate masses. A simple voice game engages users; helps them overcome interface obstacles; provides information and encourages them to spread it to friends.

Carto - Malaria

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Malaria is the 1° cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa: in 2013 just in Burkina 6.900.203 malaria cases were registered, and among them 406.103 were severe. A map of malaria risk areas in Burkina would help to eradicate and educate the population to adopt new lifestyles.

Sugarwise

hybrid

Hunger is everywhere: even is societies where there is abundance of low on nutrients food-like products. Sugarwise is a service to show what is in our food and how it can destroy our health. To fight that, it suggests more nutritious food alternatives and provides a peace of mind.

Orenda Trust

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We believe that every person hold the potential to change the world around them. Through a peer-driven, workshop based curriculum, we initiate developmental conversations with over 5,000 students every month, to empower them to ensure their own economic, physical and social wellbeing.

Farm this City

hybrid

If we are all part of the problem then we all need to be farmers of the solution. Our vision is “Everyone a Farmer” with FtC cultivating the links, networks, sharing, and collaboration between those already “farming” social, economic, and environmental solutions to the city’s problems.

Prayasam

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Focusing on preventive health, sanitation and hygiene, the “Area Health Minders” are changing the physical and social environment in which they live following the concept of “each one, teach one”.

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