PeaceTXT is a multidisciplinary project that explores the potential of mobile technology to amplify a proven approach to reducing violence. PeaceTXT is partnering with Sisi ni Amani (We are Peace) in Kenya to launch its first international pilot project.
The program brings together several renowned partners including:
- CeaseFire, a national and international public health strategy based in Chicago that has been scientifically proven to reduce shootings and killings using behavior change and disease control methods.
- Medic Mobile, maker of advanced tools that enable frontline healthcare workers to better serve their communities through innovative, appropriate mobile technologies.
- Ushahidi, creator of collaborative mapping platforms that allow for timely sharing and access to crowdsourced information contributed from many different sources.