This proposal notes a lack of access to clean water and sanitation as major challenges. The team recommends development of an interactive game, focused on water and sanitation, to encourage community engagement by incentivizing the players through competition. The team offers mobile banking as a means of payment, and leveraging of peer organizations such as women's networks and self help groups to lead the marketing and spread the message.
Mobile Technology Connects Communities Worldwide (NYU)
Challenges: General Access
Solutions: Education, Network and Community Building, Education and Awareness Campaigns, Mobile/Online Banking, Community Level Solution, External Industry and/or Sector Model , Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Public-Private Partnership (Multiple Stakeholders), Financial, Social, Sanitation Focused, Technology, Mobile/SMS/GIS, Online Platforms/Hubs, Digital Media/Gaming, Gender Focused, Water Focused