Sending vital information using voice technology and SMS to hard-to-reach communities via mobile.
UNICEF, WFP, World Bank, VestedWorld, the Global Innovation Fund, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
Globally, nearly 4 billion people are digitally disconnected, about half of the world's population. Entire communities are underrepresented and without critical timely information.
Viamo 3-2-1 platform provides the connection to spark life-changing information exchanges, offering services for international development and business sectors. It represents a paradigm shift in development. No longer do people have to wait passively for the information they need.
Viamo excels at providing solutions in areas where tech infrastructure is poor, populations are divided by language, and where literacy levels are low. The Viamo 3-2-1 platform is accessible to anyone who has access to a mobile device. It leverages SMS and voice technologies to create impact.
They intend to grow to 40 countries in the next 5 years, with Kenya, Senegal, and Pakistan launching in 2022. They can quickly deploy solutions through existing Global Long Term Agreements that UNDP can use.