Blog
17/11/2012

Innovative UNICEF program using mobile phones

UNICEF Youth Led Digital Mapping of Environmental Risks in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from UNICEF Social and Civic Media on Vimeo.

Introducing an innovative UNICEF program using mobile phones, balloons, and kites to allow young people to provide local officials critical information about environmental risks in their community. The Locast mobile platform was used for the project, a creation of the MIT Mobile Experience Lab. For more information about the MIT lab and their technology visit http://mobile.mit.edu/