Half the world’s population is disproportionately at risk across the developing world. In poor communities, many women still struggle every day just to access clean water, sufficient nutrition, adequate healthcare and financial security, among other basic resources. In fact, of the 1.3 billion people worldwide in extreme poverty, 70 percent are women and girls.
In the face of these ongoing challenges, innovative startups are working to empower women in the developing world in a variety of areas. Many are using simple technology platforms that can reach the hands of these women to improve their daily lives – leveraging mobile phones to build easy-to-use, scalable technologies.
MobileODT is one of them…