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Lessons on scale from the Global South
Dr. Ana Pantelic has spent much of her career leading social programs designed to help lift people out of poverty. Here, we focus on Ana’s past work at Fundación Capital.
Podcast Episode 3 — Nithya Ramanathan: Data for actual empowerment
Nithya, co-founder and CEO of Nexleaf, is working to bring powerful data insights and deep engineering expertise to ensure data is used with equity in mind and for genuine impact.
Meeting Lifeline Childline Zambia
ChildLine Zambia became the first helpline to adopt Aselo at their operations center in February 2021. Counselors now use Aselo to manage cases reported via phone calls to the 116 toll-free number and provide counseling services via WhatsApp, Facebook, and Webchat.
Tech Matters Joins WePROTECT Global Alliance
Tech Matters is delighted to announce that it has joined the WePROTECT Global Alliance, a global coalition committed to ending online child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Podcast Episode 2 — Ana Pantelic: Designing tech for low-income families in the Global South
Dr. Ana Pantelici tells us about her previous work at Fundación Capital, where she founded the LISTA initiative, improving financial health in low-income communities using digital solutions.
Skoll video: Nithya Ramanathan on “Decolonizing Data”
Nithya Ramanathan, co-founder and CEO of Nexleaf, designed the “Decolonize Data” session, which was hosted at this year’s Skoll World Forum.
Tech Matters partnership leverages tech for global child helplines – Devex, April 13, 2021
Chilufya Adondo, a counselor at Childline Zambia, used to take notes from incoming calls on paper. The telephone counseling and guidance service takes calls from children on issues ranging from violence against children to HIV/AIDS to unintended pregnancies.
New Aselo Platform Strengthens Global Child Helplines – News Release
Zambia and South Africa child helplines are first to integrate the Aselo platform, which enables children to connect with counselors through modern social media channels and text messaging, and gives helplines new tools to advance the field
Gamification that Works: Our chat with Michael Sani
Michael Sani is a young but highly accomplished social entrepreneur who has mastered the modern social media toolkit to drive social change rather than profits.