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EduTrac Officially Launches in the Central African Republic

EduTrac Officially Launches in the Central African Republic

By Ye Ra KIM, Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Communications Officer | Education Programme | UNICEF Bangui Central African Republic On 9 December 2015, the Central African Republic (CAR) officially launched EduTrac, an innovative real-time school data collection system using SMS. UNICEF has been working with the Ministry of […]

Lancement officiel d’EduTrac en République Centrafricaine (RCA)

Lancement officiel d’EduTrac en République Centrafricaine (RCA)

Cliquez ici pour lire l’article en anglais.  Le 9 Décembre 2015, la République Centrafricaine (RCA) a officiellement lancé EduTrac, un système de collecte de données sur les écoles à travers les SMS. EduTrac permettra au Ministère de l’Education une collecte rapide et régulière des données ponctuelles sur les écoles en complémentarité […]

UNICEF Partners with Indonesia’s Scouts

UNICEF Partners with Indonesia’s Scouts

By Kinanti Pinta Karana Things were bustling at the Headquarters of Indonesia’s Pramuka (Scouts) in Jakarta ahead of a much-anticipated event last week: The signing of a partnership agreement between the Pramuka and UNICEF Indonesia. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed by Pramuka Chairman Adhyaksa Dault and UNICEF Indonesia Representative Gunilla Olsson on […]

The case of Prospera Digital: Digital tools and data driven strategies to transform the largest social program in Mexico – Part 2

The case of Prospera Digital: Digital tools and data driven strategies to transform the largest social program in Mexico – Part 2

Prospera is a nationwide program that benefits more than 30 million Mexicans in poverty. Every two months, the head of the beneficiary household—over 95% are women—receive (CCTs) from the governments’ program under the condition that their children attend school regularly and take their children to visit the clinic. As a […]

The case of Prospera Digital: Digital tools and data driven strategies to transform the largest social program in Mexico – Part 1

The case of Prospera Digital: Digital tools and data driven strategies to transform the largest social program in Mexico – Part 1

Approximately 7 million Mexican families with a per capita monthly income below the minimum welfare line (USD $55 for rural areas and USD$85 for urban areas) receive Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) under the government´s Prospera program. Prospera is a nationwide program that benefits more than 30 million Mexicans in poverty. […]

‘Wash Wana Hands’ video clip screen capture. © UNICEF Ghana/2015/Neil Shaw

AGOO: Ghana’s interactive mobile platform to educate about Cholera, Ebola – and a catchy song!

By Fabrice Laurentin, Communication for Development (C4D) Specialist, UNICEF Ghana Ghana’s last cholera outbreak started in June 2014 and continued through 2015. More than 30,000 people were infected, 250 died. Cholera is spread through germs from feces of infected people that get into unprotected water sources, then through contaminated food […]