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FRONTLINESMS IS EMPOWERING NGOs AROUND THE WORLD.
To provide news and events to journalist networks
Facilitate communication across research areas
Informing and updating staff about latest developments in their local area
Providing details of monthly meetings and updates to local journalist networks
Keeping in touch with volunteers across the country
Promoting good governance
Daily prayer bulletins and sharing information with the public
Information sharing system for latest weather, farming product prices, planting tips
Keeping volunteers updated about latest health news and activities
Assisting with fundraising
Information and reminders based on savings schemes for rural communities
Information on workshops, cultural events and education activities to the general public
To run an education pilot programme
Advising handcraft workers on places to commercialise products, trade fairs, training opportunities
Improving relationships with supporters and asking them to take action
Creating social marketing projects for sponsoring addiction programs
Promoting free cultural and educational activities
Publicising projects promoting emerging artistic production
Empowering young people by sending information on job opportunities
Emergency alerts and notifications to embassy staff
Informing local markets about potato prices
Research into mobile guerrilla marketing
Keeping communities informed about weekend artistic events
Syncing data with patient records
Arranging and coordinating group meetings
Enhancing community radio programs
Providing market prices to farmers and producers via SMS
Winrock Intl. and FIARGO - allowing small farmers to buy and sell products using SMS.
More Info Cameroon
Information dissemination to rural communities
Recruiting people for health and business training seminars
Sharing technology news with professional peers nationwide
Communicating with small business partners internationally
Outreach services including fundraising, awareness creation and project development
Assisting with communications for womens' help groups
Carrying out farming surveys
To test facilitation of money transfers for microfinance customers
Providing information to people who don't have internet access
Audience interaction with an international radio program
Assisting in the production of an organic farming newspaper
Coordinating teams of electoral observers
Campaign calling for old computers for re-use in schools
Assisting with free computer training in schools
Creating campaigns for peace
Keeping field staff updated with security information
Allowing inter-community communication
Promoting human rights through education, training advocacy and lobbying
Centre for Public Integrity of Mozambique - Monitoring and citizen reporting of elections via SMS.
More Info Universidade Catolica de Mocambique - using SMS to monitor and improve anti-retroviral treatment compliance.
More Info Advising on adverse weather conditions
Improving communications with union districts and farming associations
Assisting a community radio station operated by university students
Providing HIV/AIDS information services to teachers
Communicating job placement and academic courses available to students
Communicating with communities during sponsored conservation fundraising events
Supporting math and science lessons in Lesotho
Sending trade union updates, events and stories to our members, organizing representatives
Organizing contacts made in townships into a central database
Explaining church activities, sending and receiving prayer requests
Building support for sustainable job creation projects, agri-villages and urban renewal programs
Family First - domestic violence reporting through FrontlineSMS.
More Info Helping student groups promote fair trade and free enterprise
Sending messages about food availability to the homeless
Collecting public health data
Supporting civil rights campaigns and sharing event information
Encouraging voters and sending voter protection alerts during elections
Collect anonymous reports of criminal activity, parse it and provide data patterns to police
Supporting 'quit-smoking' campaigns through the sending of tips and messages
Supporting civil society in its fight against corruption of public services
Sharing daily prayer requests with partners and believers
Communicating with farmers about market prices, organizing surveys
Connecting SMEs, informing them about tax and corruption issues
Helping citizens monitor elections
Fundraising for charity football matches
Interaction with audiences in radio broadcasts
Providing automated responses regarding drug authenticity
Communication with microfinance clients about their loans
Aiding blogging groups in circumventing government reporting restrictions
Keeping medical students informed of legal and other relevant issues
Informing students about academic associations
Creating an SMS newsletter for musical events
Map Kibera - empowering communities through Technology.
More Info Infoasaid and Save the Children - a radio and SMS initiative in NE Kenya.
More Info Ugunja - helping health centers in rural areas send information via SMS to patients with HIV.
More Info Plan Kenya - partners with local youth groups for training on SMS capability.
More Info UNOCHA - keeping staff connected and transmitting data via SMS.
More Info Infoasaid - using SMS to provide humanitarian information to disaster-affected communities.
More Info The Organic Farmer - sending agricultural advice via SMS.
More Info 3 Peaks 3 Weeks Challenge - using SMS in Africa to keep in touch with family and friends back home.
More Info KickStart - sending info via SMS to farmers about an inexpensive, effective water pump.
More Info Algeria
Keeping people up-to-date with cultural theatre events
Making weekend homework fun by providing questions and alerts about school events
Media Support Partnership Afghanistan - Using SMS to receive feedback from radio programs.
More Info Liaising with staff in emergencies
Communicating information about food availability
Addition of SMS outreach to a human development program
Interaction on youth radio programmes
Providing information and feedback for teacher training
Coordinating complex distribution lists in emergencies
Assisting with election monitoring
Broadcasting safety information to our NGO community
Providing text-in opportunities for radio listeners, keeping records of messages that have been sent in
Conducting polls and coordinating information
Technoserve Tanzania - assisting trainers to help coffee farmers improve their harvest through better data management via SMS.
More Info FADECO Radio - answering agricultural questions via radio and SMS.
More Info Aceh
Informing several hundred small farmers of changing coffee prices
The Oro Verde Program - linking artisanal gold miners to the international gold market via SMS.
More Info Enabling a field-based research project
Talking with Texts: How Cellphones Empower Deaf Children in Uganda.
More Info Canada
Mobile Applications for Research Support - a service that allows sex workers to report danger and connect with outreach workers via SMS.
More Info Sri Lanka
Providing support for the local gay community
Community assistance messaging as part of an e-Society initiative
Providing local market and weather information for fishing and farming
Communicating with students as part of scientific plenary sessions and discussions
Evaluating government information mechanisms
Reclaim Naija - monitoring elections via SMS.
More Info Serving in Mission - using SMS to warn of violence in and around Jos.
More Info Communications between rural NGOs via a central NGO
Village phone and community development advocacy among youth and women
Disseminating HIV/AIDS information
Sending farming market data, product prices and planting advice
Broadcasting research grants, fellowships and scholarship alerts
CycleTel - Sending info via SMS that gives women more control over their reproductive health.
More Info Karnataka Health Promotion Trust - connecting members of the HIV/AIDS community via SMS to improve service delivery and social support.
More Info Raising awareness about energy usage
Tracking and alerting teams about immunization status of children and expectant mothers
Sending information about landslides or other disasters to travelling pilgrims
Informing civil societies and officers about government policy initiatives
Communicating with parents about transportation schedules, last minute changes and events
Providing information services for rural education, employability and health programs
Headline delivery of news tagged by an issue or geographic location
Conveying information regarding usage of local development funds
Keeping local ambulance crews updated
Interaction within community radio programs
Collecting field data
Providing information to patients on eye diseases, reminders, treatment, medications
Reader subscriptions for health and hygiene tips
Keeping in touch with members of religious communities
Citizen polling and mobilization for social movements/political parties
Improve livelihoods of rural communities in southern Chile
Encouraging people to support charitable causes
Sending details of special appeals and alerts to supporters
Assisting a nonprofit, education-based membership organization
Plotting live emergency information via GPS
Educating others about Type I Diabetes
Assisting indigenous people with health issues
Coordinating legal advice and support programs
Keeping in touch with members
Liaising with new supporters and mobilizing supporter bases
Informing consumers about organizational changes
Keeping in contact with program residents
Organizing staff communication
Exploring interaction between a video artist and their viewers
Managing SMS updates from vending machines
Coordinating health care workers and collecting data in the field
Linking home-based care volunteers and hospital facilities
Communicating with students and providing educational information
Molave Development Foundation, Inc. - Maternal health information via SMS.
More Info Coordinating official election monitors during the 2007 national election
Monitoring complaints of international migrant workers
Communication within micro-crop loan programs
As part of the development of community-based web services
Keeping track of international student locations during a research study
Updating our network of women community leaders and monitoring government response to their needs
Assisting with patient welfare such as appointment reminders
Communicating community events for groups in church congregations
Surveying students at a Singapore university
To distribute church information to supporters and worshippers
Providing updates about bus arrival times and weather information
Assisting communication in social entrepreneurship schemes
Creating a survey about the use of donation funds
Data collection and information dissemination
Empowering political activists
Coordinating a blood donation program
Enhancing communication within a CBNRM project
Distributing environmental and agricultural statistics
Networking issues around resource utilization and conflict
Plan - collecting anonymous reports of child abuse via SMS.
More Info To communicate with delegates at a BarCamp meeting
To set up a service so those who leave the country can get in touch with their parents
Assisting with education programmes
Informing field staff in emergencies
Confirming attendance at meetings
Maintaining contact with members
Building a network of midwives and wise women who can perform breast cancer tests
Burundi Election Violence Prevention Program - monitoring election violence via SMS.
More Info Senegal
Improving communications between the field and head office
Training and working with parents in dispersed population groups
Informing citizens about social activities, anti-corruption and human rights issues
Connecting with NGOs in other nations
Coordinating front line extension agents
Disseminating agricultural and livelihoods related information to rural farmers and other beneficiaries
Human rights violation reporting and general news dissemination
Aiding NGOs in communicating with their field officers
Supporting projects for HIV/AIDS awareness and terminal illness
Exploring use for a community managed currency system
Communicating with supporters about upcoming cultural and social events
Tamarisk - disseminating information to local NGOs using FrontlineSMS.
More Info Assisting communication with TB patients in a support group
Sending short updates about news and events in church diocese
Promoting telecenters so users can participate in online forums
Chats, workshops, seminars and computer training
Supporting democracy and human rights issues
Encouraging youth participation and support in electoral processes
Keeping staff informed and up-to-date while in the field
Providing information about new media program development
Sending agricultural prices and information to poor farmers
Conducting interactive surveys for an Irish schools network
Collecting petitions and notifying members about events
Providing security alerts to fieldworkers
Sending emergency alerts to embassy staff
Lobbying to encourage governments to ratify arms trading treaty
Invisible Flock - interactive arts collective uses SMS to bring projects to life.
More Info FolesHillsfields Vision Project - building strong bridges between diverse communities via SMS.
More Info Plan-ed - linking schools around the world via SMS.
More Info White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood - collecting emails of those interested in the program via SMS.
More Info Pakistan
International Organisation for Migration - Using SMS to send information to those in disaster areas.
More Info Sending thank you notifications to donors
Spreading public health messages in rural areas
Disseminating information about disabilities to members
Monitoring civil unrest and providing news updates
Nurses in rural areas communicating with doctors in the cities
Raising awareness of a polio campaign
Communication in regional or national disasters
Distribute educational opportunities and projects to teachers
Contacting campaign members and getting feedback
Communication with partners who do not have regular email access
Alternative method of communication for emergency situations
Organising sports events
Communicating with friends and officials across the region
To feed SMS updates into a wiki
Texting supporters to inform them of upcoming community events
Supporting youth and peer mentoring program
Keeping residents informed about important information and events
Congo, The Democratic Republic of
Voix des Kivus - receiving information about atrocities in hard to reach areas via SMS.
More Info Training human rights defenders
Notifying donors, volunteers and partners about specific projects
Rien que la Verite - Soliciting viewer feedback for HIV/AIDs television show.
More Info Congo
Informing readers about cultural events and asking their opinions
RONGEAD - giving small producers better access to markets via SMS.
More Info Reducing the cost of communications with member organizations
Assisting with health education
Survivors Connect - using SMS to coordinate community intervention teams to respond easier and faster to the needs of trafficking victims. More Info
Follow-up to a radio program
Management of health requests from pamphlets
To follow-up with patients after appointments
Develop an audience relationship with radio broadcasts
Connecting with sponsors and providing news updates
Using SMS to interact with and provide synthesis for video and audio
Evaluating for fire brigade use
Supporting “Empowerment for Female Older Caregivers” program
Encouraging volunteers to support students
Communicating with our international partners
Visitors choosing their favourite open space media
Assisting with distribution of videos to phones
Contacting supporters and members
Encouraging audience interaction in street visual artist show
Quickly contacting scouts in activities
Meeting preparation and communication
“Connecting with each other when internet is too expensive”
Promotion of family medicine
For a special technology night project
Educational IT programs and library communications to students
For arranging volunteers, fundraising, training, events and sponsorship
Keeping in contact with volunteers, especially at night and in bad weather
Notifying members and interested parties about debate nights and lectures
Cultural events, social connections and networking for childrens facilities
Administration of volunteers
Informing members of fasting
Providing updates of developments in an alliance and arranging group meetings
Communicating with students
Providing a link to a website for Diabetes II patients
Keeping in touch with church members
Observation of rural medical trainees
Facilitating disaster communications across multiple agencies
Using surveys with international radio partners
Run surveys among rural healthcare workers and radio listeners
HarassMap - Allowing women to report sexual harassment on the street via SMS.
More Info Distribution of rapid messages regarding human rights violations
Encouraging student interaction with an online university
Providing information about human rights education events
New ways of developing media
Sharing ideas and information about human rights conditions
Supporting communication of business associations and local market prices
Distributing weather information for various ministries working with the FAO
Programme Monitoring in the Field using SMS and communications through triggered events
Share update of volunteer work, activities and whereabouts of volunteers across the nation
Investigating how it could be used as data collection for forecasting tools
Using with students for a study project
Weather bulletins to be broadcast for latest weather information
Sending malnutrition and health data to international offices
Scientific research and experimentation on the publicity of policy tools
Monitoring nutrition and food markets
Creating a list for global agricultural commodity prices
Experimentation with new forms of media and keeping members informed
Announcing key events during campaigns
Outreach and communication with alumni, students, faculty and staff
Helping students set up database applications and manage surveys
Automating user requests within embedded systems
Encouraging audience interaction in radio broadcasts
Encouraging audience interaction in radio broadcasts
Widening participation in voter registration campaign
Improving data collection and communication in research
Monitoring polls and elections
European Disaster Volunteers - helping students learn English by keeping them connected to teachers via SMS.
More Info Indonesia
Food and Agricultural Organisation Fish Marketing Information System - sending and receiving fish prices via SMS.
More Info Coordinating community actions and events
Distributing best practice guides for shrimp farming
Notifying communities of local water issues as they arise
Notifying parents of student absence from schools
Election monitoring and reporting
Keeping in touch with local gay community members
Isle of Man
Coordinating protests and spreading news fast among particular social groups
Administering surveys to populations living in remote and hostile regions
Disemminating news and information among local/bordering media organisations
Organizing and publicizing cultural events such as lectures, art exhibitions
Supporting communications with institutionalized children
Providing information about immigration legal developments, advice, rights and duties
Coordination of aid to animals
Sending and receiving information about human rights abuses
Providing timely agrometeorological and early warning information in a climate change project
Providing local alerts in crime-infested areas
Coordination of staff communication in a summer camp
Keeping in contact with members
IREX - Supporting Education through SMS.
More Info United Arab Emirates
Keeping in touch with students
RefliefWeb - Contianing the spread of malaria using SMS.
More Info Malaria Consortium - using SMS to pin-point possible malaria outbreaks.
More Info University of Canberra - using SMS to disseminate agriculture prices and remind pregnant women of health check-ups.
More Info Comoros
Health and emergency alerts including status of active volcano
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Improving communications between international offices and field staff
Real-time reporting of cyclone damage or other emergency situations
Informing producers about prices of some products on the international market
To gather citizen reports of violence as part of a Ushahidi implementation
Disseminating information about networks and their activities
Increasing interaction in radio activities
Sending weather information to farmers with no access to tv or the internet
Disseminating public health information
Informing residents of free internet training sessions in remote areas
Providing pest and disease control alerts to farmers
Radio listeners sending in their opinions and votes
ECOCARE - sending SMS progress updates to families of children away at environmental camp.
More Info Radio listeners sending in their opinions and votes
Equal Access - connecting listeners in rural areas with each other using SMS and radio.
More Info IMAC - Sharing market data with the public and authorities via SMS.
More Info Nicaragua
Sending agricultural information to stakeholders in rural areas
Distributing source water and sanitation news
Building a network of 'Sport for Change' members, activities and campaigns
Improving communication in rural development projects
Providing traffic and public transport information
Broadcasting security updates and timely information to staff
Interaction in a youth-based radio program
Staying in touch with telecentre operatives throughout the nation
As a prayer network with supporters across the nation
Engage and mobilize supporters and friends and their friends
Communicating product prices and local market information
Improving coordination between administrative and operative roles
Keeping in touch with members
Sending messages about dental courses and exams
Sending alerts about exams to students who do not have computers
As a mobile devices backbone to support content creation and sharing
For farmers marketing products, services and guidance on markets data
Warning expatriates about security issues
Communication and outreach with our supporters
Providing social services information and support
Sending announcements and reminders about youth activities
To assist with ideas around micro-learning/mobile education
Sharing information and ideas with partners in other international organizations
Send messages to all physicians in the country about continuing education
Using in to communicate during a conference
Organizing meetings and demonstrations
Updating members about new features of the organization
Sending emergency alerts to embassy staff and expatriates
Coordinating scouts activities and alerts
Engaging in mobile fundraising
Organizing volunteers for disasters especially earthquakes
Spreading messages of love amongst the community
Trinidad and Tobago
Using SMS to report suspicious activity in a small community.
More Info Keeping present and past students updated with information
Sending and receiving comments from community stakeholders
Press releases for human rights action and policy adovacy
Using as part of mobile activism teaching
Monitoring elections and data collection
Sending messages to authorities of rural communities in case of cyclone or flooding
Connecting with volunteers on monthly activities
Creating an information center for community access to radio
Providing agricultural information for small scale farmers
Keeping in touch with teachers, students and government representatives