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Digital evolution-local-action-Ken Banks

  1. 1. A  vision  for  technology  to  deliver  social  action:  The  story  of  kiwanja.net  and  FrontlineSMS  Ken  Banks  Founder   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  2. 2. It  started  here…  Photo:  Jersey  Tourism   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  3. 3. And  took  me  here…  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  4. 4. The  curse  of  the  traveller  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  5. 5. Image:  GSM  World  /  GSM  Association   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  6. 6. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  7. 7. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  8. 8. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  9. 9. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  10. 10. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  11. 11. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  12. 12. Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
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  14. 14. Objects  that  deIine:  Computing  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  15. 15. Objects  that  deIine:  Computing  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  16. 16. “The  impact  that  mobile  phones  have   on  the  developing  world  is  as   revolutionary  as  roads,  railways  and   ports,  increasing  social  cohesion  and   releasing  the  entrepreneurial  spirit  that  stimulates  trade  and  creates  jobs”   Professor  Leonard  Waverman   London  Business  School   February  2007   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  17. 17. Connected  communities  Photo:  National  Geographic   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
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  19. 19. Typical  FrontlineSMS  set  up  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  20. 20. Humble  beginnings…  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  21. 21. “FrontlineSMS  provides  the  tools  necessary  for  people  to  create  their  own  projects  that  make  a   difference  It  empowers  innovators  and  organisers  in  the  developing  world  to  achieve  their  full  potential   through  their  own  ingenuity”   Africa  Journal     “ICT  infrastructure  –  Meet  the  innovators”   Fall  2007   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  22. 22. Nigeria  /  Philippines  /  Malawi   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  23. 23. Zimbabwe   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  24. 24. Kenya,  Malawi,  Uganda,  Zambia  Image:  Stop  Stockouts   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  25. 25. Afghanistan   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  26. 26. Iraq   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  27. 27. Vietnam,  Cameroon,  Nepal   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  28. 28. Malawi  Photo:  Josh  Nesbit   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  29. 29. Impact  after  Iirst  six  months  of  operation:  Fuel  saving:  $3,500  Travel  time  saving:  1,000  hours  Annual  running  costs:  $500  Implementation  costs:  $3,000  Data:  Josh  Nesbit   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  30. 30. Kenya,  Tanzania  Photo:  Kickstart   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  31. 31. Obama  in  Ghana  Image:  Guardian.co.uk   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
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  33. 33. Community   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
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  39. 39. Engage.  Entertain.  Connect.  Photo:  Erik  Hersman,  White  African   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
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  41. 41. Engage.  Entertain.  Connect.  Photos:  Various   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  42. 42. Means  of  Exchange  Image:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  43. 43. Reconnect  with  local  businesses  Photo:  Ken  Banks,  kiwanja.net   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  44. 44. Reconnect  with  each  other  Photo:  David  Shankbone   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  45. 45. NOT  EVERYTHING  THAT   COUNTS  CAN  BE  COUNTED,  AND  NOT  EVERYTHING  THAT   CAN  BE  COUNTED  COUNTS.   -­ALBERT  EINSTEIN   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009
  46. 46. HTTP://WWW.MEANSOFEXCHANGE.COM   Humanitarian Technology Challenge Conference 2009

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