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COPIA:Sharing excess food

They use technology to streamline the process of food donation and distribution connecting food donations to hunger people

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COPIA is such an interesting model. Do you think that it could be used in more rural communities to match in real time?

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I guess it could. Maybe it would be necessary to change the tecnology and use SMS instead. What do you think?

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Hello Tatiana. I think it would be necessary to change the technology. SMS would be a better low-tech option. Looking at companies like MPesa (Kenya) and other ways of reducing the technology needed to accomplish the same type of communication. 

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