IT and communication projects

IT and communication

Many now have access to mobile phones long before they get decent education, water supply, sanitation and many other services. By making the most of mobiles, the web, PCs and more traditional media such as radio, tremendous development is possible in a short space of time.

173 projects

Title Location Status Partners Updated Focus area Funding
Turn off the lights to raise awareness!

Hundreds of millions of people around the world, in thousands of cities, at hundreds of landmarks,...

Uganda

Africa

Active

Text to Change
WWF Uganda

Not yet

Education
IT and communication

€ 2,676

100 %

Fully funded

Installation of solar systems in a local community

Solar energy has potential to address the challenges of energy scarcity in African countries. GIZ...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

GIZ
Research Africa
Text to Change

Not yet

Economic development
IT and communication

€ 3,727

100 %

Fully funded

Collection used phones, ready for recycling!

By the end of 2012 the number of mobile phones around the world will surpass that of the number of...

Uganda

Africa

Active

Techreturns
Text to Change

Not yet

Education
IT and communication

€ 2,668

100 %

Fully funded

TTC sends out information about Tuberculosis

AMREF and Text to Change (TTC) collaborate to harness the potential of mobile phone based...

* Uganda

Africa

Active

AMREF Uganda
Text to Change

Not yet

Education
Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 12,035

100 %

Fully funded

Promotion of community health through SMS

Mobile technology provides innovative and unique solutions for better healthcare. Text to Change...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

Save Health for Uganda
Text to Change

Not yet

Education
Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 26,319

100 %

Fully funded

Global Hand Washing Day celebration in Lwebitakuli

Handwashing with soap is the single most effective means of preventing the spread of bacteria and...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

Text to Change
Unilever Uganda
USAID

Not yet

Education
Healthcare
IT and communication
Water and sanitation

€ 27,729

100 %

Fully funded

Getting (clean) water can be challenging

'GETH²O' is a game about the challenges that slum dwellers face getting (clean) water. With an...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

Butterfly Works
Text to Change

Not yet

Healthcare
IT and communication
Water and sanitation

€ 1,802

100 %

Fully funded

Bloc de 4 douches avec dispositif de lavage mains

Le programme accompagne et ttrPour ce faire, il s'investit dans la réalisation des ouvrages...

Benin

Africa

Active

Dutch WASH Alliance
Helvetas Bénin
ICCO

Not yet

IT and communication
Water and sanitation

€ 94,205

100 %

Fully funded

Mobile phones are changing the lives of Ugandans

Family planning will allow people to make informed and beneficial decisions. PACE (Program for...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

PACE
Text to Change

Not yet

Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 41,600

100 %

Fully funded

Global Pulse is an innovation initiative of the UN

Mobile phones are an effective tool to collect data on public opinion in order to understand how...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

MobileActive
Text to Change
UN Global Pulse

Not yet

IT and communication

€ 2,272

100 %

Fully funded

Ilkerin ICT centre student in training

This project is a part of an integrated programme on rural development of which education and...

* Kenya

Africa

Active

Connect4Change
Edukans
IICD
ILIDP

05 Mar 2014

Education
IT and communication

€ 89,162

100 %

Fully funded

Tracking budget information with mobile phones

If budget related data and information can be disseminated to Ugandan citizens and other...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

ACODE
Text to Change

Not yet

Education
Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 110,000

100 %

Fully funded

Results of mobile polls on service delivery

With the use of SMS text messages and live radio talk‐shows is set up a platform for permanent...

Uganda

Africa

Active

ATTI
Hivos Twaweza
Text to Change
TRAC FM

Not yet

IT and communication

€ 90,000

100 %

Fully funded

Demonstration of an an interactive SMS quiz

Maternal and child health services are vital to give children the best possible start in life....

Uganda

Africa

Complete

Health Child
Text to Change

Not yet

Education
Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 10,000

100 %

Fully funded

Community rally promoting the SMS campaign

Due to a successful pilot in 2009, HIPS (Health Initiatives for the Private Sector, set up by...

* Uganda

Africa

Complete

HIPS
Text to Change

Not yet

Education
Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 32,271

100 %

Fully funded

SMS campaigns have shown to be an effective tool

Medication is the cornerstone of tuberculosis treatment. However, treating TB takes much longer...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

IDI
Microsoft Research
Text to Change

Not yet

Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 5,414

100 %

Fully funded

Mobile technology has unique potential to improve health care. In this project in the region...

Uganda

Africa

Complete

Hope Clinic Lukuli
Text to Change
USAID

Not yet

Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 7,500

100 %

Fully funded

HIV prevention information provided by SMS

Faithfulness among couples has shown to be an effective strategy for HIV prevention. In order to...

Tanzania, United Republic of

Africa

Complete

SecondMuse
Text to Change

Not yet

Economic development
Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 7,807

100 %

Fully funded

Blood donors receiving messages after their visit

Tanzanian hospitals face a serious shortage of blood with a 67 per cent deficit recorded in 2011....

Tanzania, United Republic of

Africa

Active

CDC Foundation
MoHSW Tanzania
Text to Change

Not yet

Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 32,526

100 %

Fully funded

Receiving information about HIV prevention

There is compelling evidence that male circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexually acquired HIV...

Tanzania, United Republic of

Africa

Active

Jhpiego
Text to Change

Not yet

Healthcare
IT and communication

€ 6,967

100 %

Fully funded