Through Aselo®, Tech Matters continues to innovate to enable child helpline counselors address growing online threats.
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A group of trafficked young people from Malawi and Mozambique were saved when one boy was able to run away and managed to call 116.
Tech Matters has partnered with Kék Vonal Gyermekkrízis Alapítvány to help support Ukrainian refugees seeking shelter in Hungary.
Aselo update on workshop held in Stockholm, Sweden the day before the 10th International Consultation of Child Helpline International (CHI).
Our Tech Matters team is delighted and honored to be recognized with a major new grant from the Safe Online initiative at End Violence.
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 is delighted to announce that it has joined the WePROTECT Global Alliance, a global coalition committed to ending online child sexual abuse and exploitation.
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.
After over a year of collaboration with Child Helpline International (CHI) and child helplines in Zambia and South Africa, Tech Matters is officially launching its first social enterprise: Aselo.
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