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Ugandan Farmers Put Savings in a Digital Wallet

Lutheran World Relief | Posted 05.17.2016 | Impact
Lutheran World Relief

The move to mobile in the savings and lending groups capitalizes on the increasing accessibility and use of mobile technology in Africa, even in some of the remotest areas.

Harnessing the Internet of Things for Global Development

John Garrity | Posted 01.20.2016 | Technology
John Garrity

As world leaders gathered in late 2015 to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there was much recognition that the tools for eliminating ab...

What Would Pakistan 2.0 Look Like?

Ravi Kumar | Posted 05.01.2016 | World
Ravi Kumar

If you have ever doubted that the mother of invention is necessity, then look no further than Pakistan. Pakistan has struggled to provide opportunities to its people for decades. But the country is turning the tide.

How Cellphones Helped to Dramatically Reduce New Cases of Dengue Fever in Pakistan

Ravi Kumar | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

This new dashboard allowed officials including the chief minister to track the progress. He used the dashboard in his meetings to ensure "that no vulnerable or affected areas were neglected."

How Haute Couture Can Explain mHealth

Tom Murphy | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

As the mHealth hype grows the focus upon what ideas will lead to actual solutions cannot be lost. Ambition will lead to innovations, but poorly constructed ideas will lead to miserable failures.

The Promise of Mobile Technology

William Brindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
William Brindley

This year's Mobile World Congress agenda examines how mobile communications have changed healthcare through its seminars on remote monitoring and the technology of mobile health.

Changing Connections for Good

Jerri Chou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jerri Chou

I've had the pleasure of working on Change Connections, an initiative crafted in partnership with Nokia and The Feast social innovation conference, that epitomizes the future of how business approaches social change.