Global Mobile

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February 17, 2013

Global Mobile

No doubt about it: mobile is an exciting, rapidly evolving technology. There's a lot of talk about what features will be supported next, what new technologies will emerge. But in the midst of our obsession with the latest and greatest, mobile is already changing lives around the world. If you want to see the true potential of mobile, don't look to Silicon Valley; look to the developing world.

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Tim Kadlec

February 17, 2013
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  1. Global Mobile Snow*Mobile / 02-16-2012 / @tkadlec 1

  2. http://flic.kr/p/a6ydL3 2

  3. “A developing country, also called a less-developed country (LDC), is

    a nation with a low living standard, undeveloped industrial base, and low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.” –Wikipedia 3
  4. http://bit.ly/WUzjc0 4

  5. http://flic.kr/p/5Q5fr6 5

  6. http://flic.kr/p/5Q5fr6 Kenya Haiti Nigeria India Senegal Egypt 5

  7. http://flic.kr/p/7MfY6w 6

  8. http://flic.kr/p/5Q9k95 7

  9. 1. Inclusive financial services 2. Empowerment of the poor 3.

    Empowerment of women 8
  10. 1. Inclusive financial services 2. Empowerment of the poor 3.

    Empowerment of women 8
  11. http://flic.kr/p/7xqkXT Haiti 9

  12. http://flic.kr/p/8TKaiJ 10

  13. http://flic.kr/p/8TKaiJ > $1 million to 6,000 people 10

  14. http://flic.kr/p/7xqkXT 85% cellphone 11

  15. http://flic.kr/p/7xqkXT 50% banked 12

  16. Sporadic income streams 13

  17. Access to banks 14

  18. Kenya http://flic.kr/p/bCptw5 15

  19. 19 million in 5 years 16

  20. 70% 16

  21. 1. Inclusive financial services 2. Empowerment of the poor 3.

    Empowerment of women 17
  22. http://bit.ly/TdJf16 18

  23. http://bit.ly/TdJf16 10% ~= 0.6% 18

  24. http://bit.ly/TdJf16 10% ~= 1.0% 18

  25. http://flic.kr/p/6VuxXx iCow 19

  26. http://flic.kr/p/6VuxXx 42% in under 7 months 19

  27. http://flic.kr/p/5Q9pyL India 20

  28. http://flic.kr/p/5Q9pyL -56% reported diseases 20

  29. http://flic.kr/p/5Q9pyL +25% enrollment 20

  30. 1. Inclusive financial services 2. Empowerment of the poor 3.

    Empowerment of women 21
  31. Text 22

  32. "The mobile phone is the cause of all evils in

    our society, including increasing love affairs and the incidents of elopement". 23
  33. http://flic.kr/p/5aPzCj 80% reported being connected to friends and family 93%

    reported that mobile phones made them feel safer 41% reported increase income 85% reported increased independence 24
  34. 1,000 women die from child birth daily 25

  35. 99% are in the developing world 26

  36. 1 in 2,400 chance in US 27

  37. 1 in 39 chance in sub-saharan Africa 28

  38. http://flic.kr/p/5aPB2d 29

  39. http://flic.kr/p/5aPB2d “Dizziness, headaches and tiredness are all symptoms of low

    iron. Take a daily iron and folic acid supplement. This should help.” 30
  40. http://flic.kr/p/5aPB2d “Look out for signs of illness. If your baby

    vomits more than five times during a day, go to the clinic. Give her plenty of extra breastfeeds.” 31
  41. http://flic.kr/p/a6ydL3 32

  42. Mobile is an incredible technology... 33

  43. http://flic.kr/p/6Pc6ej 34

  44. ...and we’re the makers. 35

  45. thank you! @tkadlec timkadlec.com TIM KADLEC 36

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