Tag: Open Mind

You live in a remote village that is three hours’ drive from the nearest health centre. Your family can’t afford a mobile phone and the only person with a phone in the village is away visiting relatives. You notice that one of your children is developing breathing difficulties and has a fever. There are no […]

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We love to hear from our grantees, so we’re delighted when Question Box got in touch. We supported them a few years ago and you can read more about that grant here. Since that time, they’ve been pretty busy and here are just a few snippets from their work:

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Back in 2011 we awarded Open Mind a grant to develop new software, which will provide open-source tools combining custom software and printable how-to guidebooks that allow almost any community organisation to start their own local hotline. Two years on we caught up with founder and CEO, Rose, to see how things had progressed since […]

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By Scott Fairbanks and Rose Shuman – Question Box  Our organization, Question Box, spent years creating and running local hotlines in rural, developing world communities. In 2010, the Question Box team agreed upon a major shift in direction. To achieve a real shift in development practice we needed move away from being implementers, and towards […]

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The Indigo team are delighted to announce a grant of £10,000 to Open Mind’s Open Question project. The grant will be used to cover the salary costs of two developers who will oversee the development of the new software, which will provide open-source tools combining custom software and printable how-to guidebooks that allow almost any […]

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