Hands-on Learning Issue 13 – How not to trip up on the digital highway: Lessons from social innovators developing e-platforms

Almost every household in South Africa has access to a mobile phone. This has transformed the face of social development, with many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) embracing mobile technology to connect with their target audiences. In this learning brief, we explore the diverse opportunities – but also challenges – that come with using mobile platforms to drive social change.

To inform the brief, we interviewed a number of organisations with experience developing mobile platforms to drive social change. We asked them what they learned and their best advice to those interested in going down this path.

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Report
Related organisation(s): 
Douglas George Murray Trust
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Somdaka Vuyiswa
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