Kakuma refugees to get health education on mobile phones
Thursday November 6 2014
David and Christopher Mikkelsen, co-founders of Refunite, sign the Kakuma Project deal with other partners at the World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, Qatar, on November 5, 2014. PHOTO | COURTESY | NATION MEDIA GROUP
The launch of the project, dubbed m-Health, was announced in Doha, Qatar, on Wednesday.
It is part of an ongoing effort to address barriers to education for refugees.
Kakuma camp is home to over 125,000 refugees in need of medical support.
Information on the m-Health platform will be accessible to refugees through low-end mobile phones with no need for access to the Internet.