Around the world, USAID is leveraging increasingly affordable technologies to improve access to information for citizens even in the most repressive countries, helping create space for civil society to develop.
Tag archives for mobile
Fighting Ebola with Information
USAID and partners have unlocked the power of mobile phones to fuel the fight to eliminate Ebola in West Africa.
Are you using USAID’s data? We want to hear about it!
USAID is committed to development innovation and wants to improve user experience with our data. Do you use USAID data? Tell us about it!
Texts Connect Midwives to Mothers in Timor-Leste
In Timor-Leste, progress against maternal deaths has been slow. USAID’s “Mobile Moms” project is using mobile phones to connect expectant mothers with with trained midwives.
New Mobile Clinics Take to the Road in Lesotho
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation teamed up with the Lesotho Ministry of Health to launch two mobile health care clinics. Read more >>
Youth, Urbanization and Health
In celebration of International Youth Day, Global Health Youth Advisor discusses U.S. Government and USAID’s health programs impacting urban youth. Read more >>
Boosting Women’s Entrepreneurship Via Mobile Money
The U.S. Agency for International Development and Cherie Blair Foundation for Women have joined forces for an innovative project to maximize mobile financial service opportunities for women entrepreneurs Read more >>
Video of the Week: mWomen Design Challenge
The GSMA mWomen Programme asks ‘What if we designed smartphones with the needs of resource-poor women in mind?’ and encourages innovators around the world to design an Android Launcher to do just that.
Visa Joins Global Partnership
Today, Visa joins with six partners from government, the private sector and the international development community to launch the Better Than Cash Alliance. Read more >>