Tag: mobile app

Inside Singularity University: Talking technology, innovation, and Grand Challenges with UNICEF

Inside Singularity University: Talking technology, innovation, and Grand Challenges with UNICEF

Singularity University’s article about the Global Grand Challenges Week with UNICEF at their premises last month. Original article was published on July 7, 2014 on SingularityHUB by Singularity University. Singularity University has a mission—use technology to positively impact the lives of a billion people in ten years. A key component of […]

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Last month, UNICEF staff visited Singularity University to learn about how new technologies could help their work reach more children – and expand their force for change! They also challenged the University’s students and resident entrepreneurs to find new ways to address the major challenges children face today. Here are the challenges they […]

RapidFTR serves as a force for change in some of the world’s most complex emergencies

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OB44xdhvrQ] RAPIDFTR: an open-source mobile application that helps humanitarian workers gather and share information to support Family Tracing and Reunification in emergencies. In every emergency, the commotion of survival and flight leads to the separation of children from their caregivers. By introducing RapidFTR–an open-source mobile phone application–to replace the […]

RapidFTR

RapidFTR

RapidFTR (Rapid Family Tracing and Reunification) helps humanitarian action workers to quickly collect vital information from children who have been separated from caregivers in disasters, and to share it securely with people who can get them help and find their families. This open source mobile application is used to record […]

UReport providing counseling services on HIV and STIs

UReport providing counseling services on HIV and STIs

Every hour, about three Zambian youth aged 15-24 years old get infected with HIV. Young people are more vulnerable when they have limited comprehensive HIV prevention information, are not equipped with life skills and do not utilize HIV high impact prevention services such as condoms, male circumcision, HIV testing and […]