In Tanzania our text messages help pregnant mothers and their families with valuable information throughout their pregnancy. This improves the health of their babies. To date, the service has sent over 21 million messages to more than 300,000 pregnant women, mothers with newborn babies (up to 16 weeks) and supporters of women.
Between March 17-19th, TTC in partnership with Water for People had the opportunity to conduct a training on the use of smart phones and the Akvo FLOW tool for mapping water sources in the district of Kawmenge. Kamwenge District is located in the central-eastern part of the Western Region of Uganda. The district has two counties with eight sub-counties as well as one town council. The district has a population of 317,000 and 1,851 identified water sources.
What is a geek? Hmm…, dictionary definitions tend to agree that a geek is “a peculiar or otherwise dislikable person, especially one who is perceived to be overly intellectual.” Let’s see what else we can find online….google…geek.
Ah, here’s something – Although often considered as a pejorative, the term “Geek” is also used self-referentially without malice or as a source of pride. Its meaning has evolved to connote “someone who is interested in a subject (usually intellectual or complex) for its own sake.”