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Kenya: Mobile Toolkit Workgroup

White African writes about Mobile Toolkit Workgroup meeting in Nairobi, Kenya:
The first 3 days were taken up with examples and stories of how mobile technology is being used as an effective tool within NGO’s that have a focus on human rights and social advocacy. A typical question at these sessions would be, ” What do you need to make your work with mobiles more effective?”
A few of the answers:
* Access to service reports (SMS)
* User-friendly software
* Tables with the list of providers that are able to send messages to other providers
* Alternative power (solar power, charging and energy saving techniques)
* A glossary of the technical jargon
* Text-to-voice techniques
* Mobile-to-blog techniques

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