Using the ePlatform to support successful initiatives

The Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Text Messaging Service (nationally known as the Wazazi Nipendeni SMS service) has served over 500,000 Tanzanian men and women, since its launch in November 2012. To date,  the service has sent more than 40 million text messages with maternal health and early childcare information to registrants from all networks in…

Using the ePlatform so that more voices can be heard

Sikika means ‘heard’ in Swahili. It’s the name of an organization based in Dar es Salaam with operations in ten districts including Kinondoni, Ilala and Temeke in Dar es Salaam, Mpwapwa and Kondoa in Dodoma, Simanjiro and Kiteto in Manyara, Iramba and Singida Rural in Singida and Kibaha in Coast region. As the name suggest,…

Using technology to manage our initiative

Our core group consists of  five organizations – three based in Dar Es Salaam, one in Ifakara, and one in Geneva, so we have had to find a way of ensuring effective communication between the group. For the past couple of years, we have managed through a combination of individual and group emails, as well as periodic…