APC's WOUGNET soars high in the use of SMS to share information

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Uganda, 02 July 2008 (WOUGNET)

WOUGNET has explored the use of SMS in information sharing and carrying out SMS campaigns around different themes. In a test of Mobile Advocacy Tools a campaign on ICTs and poverty reduction, was successfully carried out in April/May 2008 and proves that SMS is a powerful tool of information sharing. WOUGNET members, partners and interested persons discussed questions sent out by the secretariat on the theme, ‘ICTs: Is your wealth a click away?

Full article at http://www.wougnet.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=187&Itemid=1

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