Poverty Alleviation | Grassroots innovation in ICT

A staggering 4.5 billion mobile phones are now in use worldwide‚ providing unprecedented opportunities to communicate and collaborate with people in even the remotest of communities. But what if cell phones, were still out of reach for those in need?

Movirtu, a for-profit social enterprise that provides innovative network infrastructure solutions for mobile operators servicing rural poor communities in Sub-Sahara Africa and South Asia, aims to provide shared access to basic mobile phone services for people earning less than $2 a day.

Inspiration:  Design Mind, Frog Design



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