Nafundi designs, builds, deploys, and supports mobile data collection software.
We started Open Data Kit, the best way to collect data on a mobile device.
We've used Open Data Kit for years and we love it. Our latest project needed new features that were not in ODK Collect and so we came to Nafundi for help. We knew it would be a lot of work in a short amount of time but they delivered big time. If you need changes to ODK done well and on time, I can't recommend Nafundi enough.
Johns Hopkins University
I've been working with Nafundi's founders since 2009. From the Amazon rain forest to the heart of Africa, they have a rare ability to discern the essence of a problem and deliver solutions that are easy to use, work at scale, and make a difference.
Being able to quickly collect and process data is vital to public health programs. We've been working with Nafundi for years, and they are great at solving the pain points (on mobile and desktop) we come across. They work quickly, solve problems the first time, and give us the confidence we need to scale. We could not do our work without Nafundi.
Taskforce for Global Health
The University of Washington's Diamond Awards honor outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering. Yaw was selected for this award because of his commitment to applying technical expertise to global problems.
Hutan Aceh is home to tigers, elephants, orangutans and rhinos. EIA International and local activists protect this home by documenting forest crimes with Open Data Kit. The geo-tagged forms, rich with photos, provide the evidence needed to save habitat.
Evaluating global health programs is an intensive process of collecting, organizing, cleaning, and analyzing data. Population Council, Marie Stopes Uganda, and Gobee Group use mobile phones and Open Data Kit to streamline the process.
At Nafundi, we are always looking to help those who have data collection problems, regardless of their budget. Yesterday, Nafundi's XLSForm Offline was $95 and ODK Aggregate VM was $995. Today, we're happy to announce that XLSForm Offline and ODK Aggregate VM are now free. Forever. Read more.
Every year, the University of Washington selects four outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering and presents each with a Diamond Award. This year, Nafundi's CEO Yaw Anokwa was selected for the Diamond Award for Distinguished Service. The committee chose Yaw out of the tens of thousands of alumni because of his use of technology in helping the underserved. Read more.
Shantanu Singh is the founder of Vacant Voices, an organization committed to solving the problem of abandoned homes in America's neighborhoods. In this guest post, Shantanu explains how Vacant Voices uses ODK to collect and deliver crowd-sourced neighborhood data to community organizations who can make a difference. Read more.