Purposeful, a feminist hub based in Sierra Leone, was able to stay connected with over 15,000 girls throughout the country during COVID-19 by loading the KoBoCollect app onto 700 smartphones and distributing them to over 700 mentors for their Girls' Circle program.
Despite shifting global attention toward the COVID-19 pandemic throughout 2020 and 2021, the war devastating Syria and its people drags on. The lives of millions of Syrians fleeing for safety continues to be precarious and their futures uncertain.
TWB and KoBo Inc develop speech recognition technology to capture voices of speakers of marginalized languages
Translators without Borders (TWB) and KoBo Inc. with funding from the Cisco Foundation, will develop automatic speech recognition technology to help humanitarians better collect data from speakers of marginalized languages in low-literacy contexts.
PHR has systematically documented these war crimes since the start of the Syrian conflict