The majority of people who life is affected World Bank have no access to any World Bank data because they have no access to the internet all they have is a simple phone with no internet connection. In order to get a feel for the problem imagine if the World Bank did not have a website ? Our Solution .
- Create a toll free sms short code in each country (Please not in countries where google voice is available we already have working demo’s)
- A person sms Wb e.g “Wb Belize” to the shortcode and our service sends them back W.B data about Belize . Since its free to receive sms in most countries it would be free to the user.
- Sample data that will come back by sms in various languages depending on country. Capital City , Population ,Income level,GDP,Life expectancy at birth, total (years),Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of population),Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000),Economic Policy and External Debt,Labor & Social Protection,Merchandise trade (% of GDP),GNI per capital TO SEE A WORKING EXAMPLE IN THE USA SMS (TEXT) (Standard sms rate applies) (347) 469-1582 with Wb e.g WB Ghana TO SEE A WORKING EXAMPLE IN South Africa SMS (Each sms will cost R.50) 41274 with Wb e.g WB Ghana