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I am passionate about:
technology and business for development
A little known fact about me is:
I believe in people's best intentions
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Den Haag, ZH, Nederland
Technical Advisor Solutions & Innovation
"If you don't do it it does not exist"
I have a Master Degree in Philosophy of Science at the University of Genova. Since 2005 I started working in the field of ICT for Development in the Regional Office for Central America and Caribbean of the Italian Cooperation in Guatemala collaborating with local indigenous organizations and International NGOs like Oxfam GB, CRS and World Vision. In the last 5 years I had the great opportunity to work in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda.
I enjoy keeping myself creative about applying information technologies in development challenges.
The idea is to rethink packaging as to function for:
1) providing information to parents (i.e. rotating labels to tell stories, nutritional tips, child development milestones sheets)
2) be assembled into toys that stimulate children cognitive dev
Beauty Manbo is a young mother of one child and pregnant for the second time. One of her friends she recently lost her baby due to pregnancy related complications. She lives in a remote village in Malawi. The nearest by health facility, a little disp
Movis are solar electric vehicles that can transport up to # people equipped with # tablets devices.
They are multifunctional:
Transportation of people inside and outside the village.
Transportation of goods
Function as p
Community Radio programs. Interactive, Q&A, Tell your story, Quiz like radio program. Programs are pre recorded, local experts discuss various topics about child development, from maternity to childhood.
Listeners can call in, or text to interact wi
Is it about children? Is it about parents? Is it about the community? Is it about the village? Is it about the suburb?
Where are we? in low income communities in Nairobi? or in low income communities in Loita Hills? That makes a big difference!
We have more than 5 years experience in using mobile technologies for maternal and child health and wellbeing in East and West Africa.
The main challenges we faced when using SMS, Voice technologies and Mobile apps for community health workers (CHWs
Hi Top Manta Project: Nobody is ilegal very important initiative and tough challenges like street selling. I have few questions. Is the Streetsellers Union owning the Top Manta brand or is owned by individual people or organization? How would you scale your initiative to other cities (or countries?) ? It would be great if refugees from other part of the world could sell their designs, crafts and textiles online through your webshop.
Hi David Ezra Jay great initiative. Seeing the unique challenges elaborated here https://github.com/Greenstand/treetracker-android/wiki/User-Story what type of actions have been taken to mitigate / solve them? How is the local community and local authority involved in this system?
Hi Judith Adem Owigar sorry i have been caught in few things that needed my attention. Any reason why there is no link to the online platform? All the best and hopefully see you in the next round. Cheers