RapidPro is a free, open-source framework designed to send and receive data using basic mobile phones, manage complex workflows, automate analysis and present data in real-time.

Product description Brand name and product description

RapidPro is an open-source software used to power mobile-based services such as data collection. It is a framework designed to send and receive data using basic mobile phones, manage complex workflows, automate analysis, and present data in real-time. It allows for easy building and scaling of mobile services and uses multiple communication methods such as SMS, voice, USSD, and social media

It consists of a set of tools that can be customized to connect citizens and critical services, thus helping governments deliver rapid and vital real-time information and connect communities to lifesaving services.


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?"

UNICEF in partnership with Nyaruka

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors include TextIt, Viamo, SurveyCTO, and Open Data Kit.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9: Industrial, innovation and infrastructure

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

Organizations looking to engage with end users through mobile services.

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