Collect data on your mobile phone and send it back to a laptop or other computer.

Who's it for; Episurveyor is designed for organisations wishing to undertake surveys in the communities they work with. It was originally designed for organisations working in the health field.

Investment required; EpiSurveyor has both free and paid versions; the free version, used by 99% of users, is subsidized by paid subscriptions.



Send and receive large amounts of SMS messages from your computer.

Who's it for: FrontlineSMS has been specifically designed for use by NGOs and doesn't require an internet connection.


Use Skype, or your favourite instant messaging application on your mobile phone.

Who's it for: Fring is designed for personal use but could be useful for an organisation with geographically dispersed staff in different countries wanting to use VOIP or instant messaging for internal communications.

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