SMS Election Observation in Benin

Recently Mobileactive.org  implemented a SMS Election Observations in Benin. They worked with the local election monitoring the use of mobile technology to report the election process. I think the success of this project can be attributed to their effort to use local organizations and utilizing technology that many were already familiar with. They also made the technology as simple as they could to appeal to the overall population. One challenge with implementing technology is that programs must be user-friendly and it seems that they did a sufficient job at achieving it.

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One response to “SMS Election Observation in Benin

  • stinamurph

    I agree with you about why this project was successful. They were smart to use grassroots organizations and simple technology in order to make sure this project can be sustainable and realistic!

    Ashley Fox

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