Text message services, like twitter, to share data and chatbots to rout people looking for information to online services.
What it does
Connects people who have cell phones to information on building and maintain safe economical DIY homes through text messages.
How we built it
Analyzed the problem thorough stakeholder consultations, co-designed a solution and built it using chatbot technology.
Challenges we ran into
Understanding the problem clearly, programming the chatbot to respond to natural language and making it easy to use for low literacy.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Using an old tech to achieve better results across a broader populations. All nighters yet still living
What we learned
Accessibility is key, data in developing countries is expensive. Literacy in the target population is low.
What's next for N11
Expanding geographically, providing analytics on project types that are in demand.