Katrin Verclas

Katrin Verclas is a mobile industry analyst with a focus on how mobile phones are used for social impact. She is the co-founder of MobileActive.org, a global network of practitioners and technologists exploring the use of mobile phones for social change.

by Katrin Verclas

(This story was written by Anne-Ryan Heatwole of MobileActive.org.) Mobile phones are the tool of choice for a new group of young reporters in Africa. Voices of Africa Media Foundation, a Netherlands-based non-profit, trains young journalists in Africa to create news videos for the web using mobiles. The foundation currently has programs in Kenya, Ghana, [...] more »