Social Telecommunication Services in Develping Countries
(Category: private sector development)
19 April 2011
. Status: Active project
The project aims are to identify and launchproducts and services that use mobile techonolgies to improve life conditions in developing countries, in particular farmers and households headed by single mothers.
1) Launch CeluAgro on a national level
2) Make a pilot of a service that facilitates financial operations for poor people with limited access to ordinary bank services. These services can be micro credit, insurances and/or mobile transactions
3) Identify new use of mobile technology that can create impact and is viable in developing countries.
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Yes, Guatemala has a lot of violence. Yes, Guatemala struggles with malnutrition. And yes, Guatemala suffers from poverty. But that is just one side of the story. On the flipside, we are talking about one of the most interesting and beautiful countries in the world. The country of eternal spring has an incredible diversity in its history, culture and nature. The problem is that among all the bad things, this is hardly recognized. Not even by the average Guatemalan himself...
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We are gathered in the offices of ECPAT to present the results of our anti-bullying project. Emma and Jorge from Plan International have financed the project and the future all...
We are back at INBACOO, our chosen school in Ciudad Quetzal. Our youngsters from PPJ are running around with survey forms gathering feedback from the pupils. This is it. Did it...
And we are good to go! 1,300 youngsters will receive 3 messages per week asking what they know about STDs and sexual health. Here are some examples of our messages! 30 messages...
Guatemala is known as having an exceptionally fertile land. With about a quarter of BNP, the agricultural sector is the base of the national economy, but market mechanisms are f...
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