UW Viewpoint magazine profiles University of Washington students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference. Their Fall 2013 issue features a story on Nafundi's mission to replace paper forms and surveys with smartphones and tablets.
With Open Data Kit, Anokwa saw the chance to replace cumbersome and easily lost paper forms with sleeker, quicker and more useful technical tools. Open Data Kit has since been used to fight wildfires in rural Montana, monitor elections in Egypt, help nurses diagnose illness in Kenya and track climate change in the Amazon rainforest.
You can find the rest of the story embedded below. Go to page seven to read it.