Continue reading ArcGIS Online
Cloud-based mapping and analysis service that supports field activities. Useful for making maps, analyzing data and sharing information. Main use: Show data on maps, analyze data & share information.
Continue reading Textit
Message and voice service platform. You can set up your own platform to communicate people using automated SMS or voice messages. Internet connection is not required for the users. Main use: Share information and interact with large number of people owning a basic mobile phone.
Continue reading Be My Eyes
Be My Eyes is an innovative solution where sighted volunteers lend their eyes to solve tasks big and small to help blind and low-vision people lead more independent lives. It consists of a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers and representatives for visual assistance through a live video call. When a user requires visual assistance, they start a video call in the app which connects to a sighted volunteer who also has the app installed on their phone. The sighted volunteer can then describe what they are seeing in the video feed and assist the user. The award-winning app is available in over 180 languages
Continue reading Braille Me
Braille Me has been described as the world’s most affordable refreshable Braille display. Visually impaired people can use it for e.g. browsing the internet, accessing their computer files and reading books or notes. It connects to mobile phones and computers and has a portable design with a lasting battery. It is produced by Innovision that operates from India.
Continue reading Free Basics (Meta Connectivity)
Free Basics by Meta provides free access to specific web services on mobile phones in markets where internet access may be less affordable. The websites are available for free without data charges and include content on things like news, employment, health, education and local information. Developers, NGOs, and governments have joined the Free Basics platform to offer information and services without data charges.
Continue reading NVDA Screen Reader
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free screen reader for the Windows operating system (Version 7 onwards). NVDA allows blind and vision impaired persons to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications.
Continue reading OpenLMIS
OpenLMIS is a cloud-based electronic logistics management information system (LMIS). It is built to support national supply chains to manage medical supplies and to avoid stockouts. Main use: manage health commodity supply chains.
Continue reading Khan Academy
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Khan Academy tackles math, science, computing, history, art history, economics and more.
Continue reading Scratch
Scratch is the world’s largest coding community for children and a coding language with a simple visual interface that allows young people to create digital stories, games, and animations. Scratch is designed, developed, and moderated by the Scratch Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Scratch is free and available in more than 70 languages.
Continue reading RapidPro
RapidPro is an open-source platform that allows anyone to build interactive messaging systems using an easy visual interface. It was created in collaboration between UNICEF and Nyaruka, a Rwandan software firm.