Mobile technology for development

This is a capability statement on mobile technology for development. The affordability of mobile phones, combined with open source data and apps, has the potential to transform the lives of poor people worldwide. The speed at which mobile technology is advancing is exciting; however there are still challenges to harnessing and scaling the opportunities it presents. Practical Action has delivered cost-effective, sustainable and scalable mobile solutions to accelerate economic, social and environmental impact. Practical Action delivers a wide variety of mobile projects in remote parts of the developing world – using innovative solutions to ensure we reach the last mile. We work alongside poor and vulnerable communities to find out what their needs are and deliver tailored solutions that meet those needs.

Collections Influence and Impact Technology Justice
Authors 1
Issue Date 2015-05
Format Publicity Materials
Rights Holders Practical Action