Kiwanja.net and innovative mobile phone uses

22 May 2009|tommy

FrontlineSMS is a free mobile phone software solution that allows mobile phone users to send text messages to large groups of people. It’s specifically geared towards non-profit organizations and NGOs. The initiative is sponsored by Kiwanja.net and nGOmobile and is achieving some pretty exciting and impressive things on the ground in emerging markets.

Kiwanja.net’s blog has had a recent series of guest blogs sponsored by other innovative leaders; most recently by Anthony Papillion, founder of OpenEMR HQ.

Anthony’s entry features a really innovative – and important – potential use of the FrontlineSMS software: allowing women in abusive relationships to make safe calls to authorities that can’t be traced but can be used in future court action – or to summon help immediately.

This is a great example of innovative extensions of innovative solutions. Read more here.

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