Mobile phones give access to local healthcare

The use of mobile phones has reached every part of this world. Also in the most rural areas of developing countries there are people who own a mobile and use it whenever possible. Before any domestic machine, any health insurance, any solution for the most essential needs is in place a mobile device will arrive…

Change the world: Give women a mobile!

Empowering women and helping them to improve their condition can lead to enormous social progress. Often women start their own business if they get an opportunity, e.g. via a micro credit. I have met some of them and it is astonishing to see how this changed their lives: they invest in activities that ensure a…

Mobile learning in Africa – more networking needed

Staying last week at the Vision Summit I learnt some more details about mobile learning initiatives in Africa in the education sector. Mobile communication is for certain one of the best and rather easily affordable ways to reach also people suffering from poor infrastructure in rural areas. The examples shown were impressive, the level of…