Author: unicefstories

MobiStation (Digital School in a Box) and RapidFTR on IRIN

  Difficulty reaching conflict- or disaster-hit communities slows down aid delivery, hampers assessment and can lead to groups in remote areas being left out of the aid equation altogether. But new technology, while not a panacea, is helping to remove access barriers.” Aid agencies are increasingly seeking innovative solutions to […]

UNICEF Encourages the Use of Educational Technology

“The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a United Nations’ leading organisation that specialises in helping children, launched a new guide book named the Child Friendly Technology (CFT) framework. The CFT framework, introduced on 6 August, will be used to develop innovative solutions with a focus on education.”

New RapidSMS Website launched

The RapidSMS community just launched a new website. This website offers many new features over the previous website, including: Individual/Organization user accounts – You can create an account for your organization or as an individual (via GitHub too!) User contributed projects – submit your project and list it among […]

DRadio Wissen podcast on UNICEF Innovation

German radio DRadio Wissen published a podcast on the new UNICEF Innovation unit highlighting the use of text messages in Developing Countries, to perform critical tasks relating to Nutrition, Newborn Health, and Health. Podcast in German