Updated on September 17, 2020

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Created on October 4, 2018

Girl Effect Mobile

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Portfolio of mobile products and services created to unleash the potential of adolescent girls all over the world.

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Product Description

The Girl Effect Mobile initiative includes a portfolio of mobile products and services created to unleash the potential of adolescent girls all over the world.

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Co-founded by Girl Effect and Praekelt.org

Manufacturing/Building Method

N/A

Intellectural Property Type

Open Source

User Provision Model

Users can acquire this product through Praekelt's partner organizations.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2020 Girl Effect has reached more than 32M users, 15+ workshops, and adapted 6 new products.

Design Specifications

The Girl Effect Mobile is a mobile media network that was created to explore how mobile technologies could amplify and enhance efforts to reach and empower adolescent girls, building evidence and producing open source, replicable tools in the process. The app uses polls, profiles, and games to connect girls and learn from them. It also teaches them how to build a CV and digital tools such as mobile savings and virtual mentorship.

Technical Support

N/A

Replacement Components

N/A

Lifecycle

N/A

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

New mobile services and products that help girls become educated, healthy, and empowered.

Vetted Performance Status

More than 32 million unique users have already accessed the Girl Effect site, Springster, to learn how they can improve their health, education, financial literacy, and access to girl-friendly services. 170,691 people liked Springster's Facebook page.

Safety

N/A

Complementary Technical Systems

N/A

Academic Research and References

Bellerose, M., 2017. Poverty Ends with a 12 Year Old Girl: Empowerment and the Contradictions of International Development. Honors Projects. 59.

Sneeringer, R., 2017. Economic Empowerment for Women in Francophone Africa. Undergraduate Honors Theses. 1448.

Starrs, A., Ezeh, A., Barker, G., Basu, A., Popinchalk, C., Ashford, L., 2018. Accelerate progress—sexual and reproductive health and rights for all: report of the Guttmacher–Lancet Commission, The Lancet, Volume 391, Issue 10140, 2018, Pages 2642-2692, ISSN 0140-6736

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Other Information

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