TTC Mobile supports UN Global Goals (2)

Will 2030 be the year that extreme poverty has ended, inequality and injustice have been wiped out and climate change has been fixed? YES! That is, if it is up to the 193 world leaders that are committing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals today, on Friday 25 September. What exactly are these 17 goals, also called the Global Goals? And how can citizens contribute to achieving extraordinary things? In this series of “TTC Mobile supports United Nations’ Global Goals”, we will shed more light on the Global Goals and TTC employees will tell you which goal they care about most. 

(2) Which 17 Global Goals are the United Nations committing to exactly?

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TTC Mobile supports UN Global Goals (1)

Will 2030 be the year that extreme poverty has ended, inequality and injustice have been wiped out and climate change has been fixed? YES! That is, if it is up to the 193 world leaders that are committing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals tomorrow on Friday 25 September. What exactly are these 17 goals, also called the Global Goals? And how can citizens contribute to achieving extraordinary things? In this series of “TTC Mobile supports United Nations’’ Global Goals”, we will shed more light on the Global Goals and TTC employees will tell you which goal they care about most.

(1) The origins of the Global Goals and the importance of telling everyone 

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TTC campaign increased productivity and sales of Kenyan farmers

In September 2012, TTC established a cooperation with ADS-Nyanza (Anglican Development Service) as part of the Connect4Change consortium. The partnership set up an agricultural education program in two Southwestern counties of Kenya. Between September 2012 and June 2015, sweet potato and passion fruit farmers in the counties of Homa Bay and Migori were addressed with text messages and voice prompts that provided them with information needed to face local challenges and to enhance productivity and sales. In 2014, an evaluation was conducted in order to answer an important question: How did the text message service of TTC contribute to enhancing the productivity and sales by sweet potato and passion fruit farmers in Kenya’s counties of Homa Bay and Migori?

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