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.
The University of Washington's Computer Science and Engineering (UW CSE) program has received a $600K grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue improving Open Data Kit (ODK). Nafundi is a sub-grantee on this effort and will be responsible for providing technical assistance to Gates Foundation grantees interested in implementing mobile data collection. Read more.
Nafundi has received a $172K grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help stop polio transmission in endemic and outbreak countries and raise population immunity in at-risk countries by improving data quality. The one-year grant accelerates Nafundi's ongoing work with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative collecting real-time polio data with Open Data Kit in Africa and the Middle East. Read more.
I'm excited to announce the launch of the ODK Discussion Series! The goal of the discussion series is to explore the many and varied uses of ODK around the world, as well as to celebrate the contribution of Gaetano Borriello, the visionary behind the ODK project, who passed away earlier this year, far too young. Read more.