by Dimagi

CommCare is a mobile data collection platform that enables non-programmers to build mobile applications for data collection, counseling, behavior change, and a variety of other functions.

Product description Brand name and product description

CommCare is used to build mobile applications that are designed to support FLWs across a variety of sectors in low-resource settings.

FLWs use CommCare to track and support their clients with registration forms, checklists, SMS reminders, and multimedia—all on simple Java-enabled phones or Android smart phones and tablets.

CommCare was developed to reduce gaps that frontline programs face in delivering services to populations in low-resource settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

500+ projects in over 60 countries.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Software plans range from free to $1000+ USD per month. Software plan pricing depends on included services and mobile user capacity, with pricing available on a monthly and annual basis. CommCare also sells a wide range of implementation services that start at $10,000 USD. SMS messages are charged on a per-message basis.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9: “Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation”

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Any organization, work group, NGO, local or regional government that collects and manages important amount of information through polls, surveys or forms.

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