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Apps with a Humanitarian Side: Nafundi featured on NPR

branding_main-145eb25ca00acff04e540202da68b169a7d1eba8On March 27th, NPR’s Morning Edition of all tech considered featured a story on the growing trend of combining business and smartphone apps for social good.  Highlighted is the work done by Nafundi, a startup led by UW CSE alums Yaw Anokwa and Carl Hartung.  Nafundi develops software for challenging environments and grew from the work done by Yaw and Carl on the Open Data Kit project.

“For those willing to really invest the time,” Anokwa says, “there are more opportunities these days to make a living doing social good with technology.”

NPR story here.  Learn more about Nafundi here. More information on Open Data Kit here.

March 29, 2013