10.11.12 International Day of the Girl
Thanks to the tireless efforts of AUDACIA participant Plan International, and its partners, the United Nations has declared October 11, 2012 to be the first-ever International Day of the Girl. ...
Mobile Data Collection in Rural Africa
Camfed embraces new technology that allows for the more efficient collection of data for its girls’ education programs in Africa. “Using phones to collect data not only saves on resources, reduces risks associated with loss of paper forms in transit, and minimizes errors during data entry and analysis,” said David Nkrumah Boateng of Camfed Ghana, “but it also serves as a unique tool that helps us in the country office keep in touch with volunteers in the field and significantly improves our ability to respond to issues in real time”. In addition, this new technology features an auto translate feature that allows volunteers to enter data in their own language, and automatically translates the information into English in the receiving database. Learn more here. (Photo ©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0824/Jan Grarup)