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I am working on an M-Ag project with AMIS Cameroon and FrontlineSMS will most likely be part of the project.
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I am a global activist and community organizer currently pursuing a Masters in Information, Communication, Technology and Development (MS-ICTD) at the University of Colorado. Ten years ago I co-founded Mothers Acting Up, a non-profit working to engage mothers in advocating on behalf of the world’s children. I have worked with numerous non-profits serving women, children and the environment and have lobbied my government yearly since 1999. I am also a passionate mother, life partner, traveler, and lover of people, animals and the natural world we call home.
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I just realised i never responded to your message! So sorry :-)
But perhaps i wouldn't be able to help that much anyway as i left Namibia in Septeember 2010. I did use FrontlineSMS quite successfully to communicate easily and quickly with teachers and principals around the Caprivi Region. I got my SIM card on an accoutn where i jsut had to maintain a minimum credit in my account and i got 500 free texts a day. Then just had to keep track of how many texxts i was sending to make sure i didn't go over my limit.
I had different groups for teachers/principals/ and also by subject, and by circuit, so i could pick out whcih group of people i wanted to message. It worked great.
Where are you working? Please let me know if i can still be of any help.