Tagged in Canopy

Work - February 04, 2021

Our software solutions support partners COVID-19 initiatives

Last year, we partnered with organizations at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 as well as working directly with governments in various countries. Some of the ways we were able to contribute to the fight against COVID include…

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Work - November 11, 2020

Global Resilience Partnership launches website to showcase bold solutions for a resilient future

Earlier this year, the Stockholm-based Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) launched the Resilience Platform to promote its mission of creating a resilient, sustainable, and prosperous future for people and places. In collaboration with GRP, Ona designed and built the platform to capture, access, and advance the latest knowledge for both GRP partners and the world resilience community.

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Work - September 01, 2020

How We Launched a COVID-19 Public Messaging Effectiveness Dashboard with UNICEF in Two Weeks

The COVID-19 pandemic poses new and unique challenges to governments and development organizations engaged in public health across the world. On a project supported by the Government of Japan, UNICEF Cambodia is assisting the government and other partners’ responses to the pandemic through Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) messaging, helping to educate the public

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Work - June 05, 2019

Ona Supports Emergency Response in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

 Damaged buildings in Beira, Mozambique. Photo credit: Sean Blaschke/UNICEF/2019 In March 2019, Cyclone IDAI hit Southeast Africa. Billed as one of the deadliest tropical storms to hit the southern hemisphere, the cyclone pummeled into Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The devastating winds (up to 120kph), heavy rains and the resulting flooding and landslides left dozens of lives lost,

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Work - October 03, 2018

Digitizing Sexual Health Information With WHO

In many parts of the world, young people lack access to accurate and understandable information on sexual and reproductive health. Myths and misconceptions are common and can lead to unnecessary anxiety, vulnerability to exploitation, and risky behaviour. In an Ona partnership with WHO, Kenya’s International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH-K) in Mombasa, and the Universidad

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Work - May 14, 2018

Leveraging community data to better plan informal settlements

 Above: Community members mapping informal settlements in Cape Town. “How might urban slum communities become more resilient to the effects of climate change?” When our long time partner SDI (Slum/Shack Dwellers International) started asking this question, we jumped at the chance to help as it provided an opportunity to explore how data that we’ve helped SDI collect

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Work - May 10, 2018

Ona Real-Time Dashboards

Since we first launched Ona, we’ve always dreamt of offering a real-time dashboard solution to our users. We’re excited to announce that by integrating with our new analytics platform, Canopy, it’s now easy to create interactive, real-time dashboards with your data in Ona. Whether you are monitoring a survey or managing a field program, you can

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Press - April 23, 2018

Meet Ona at ICT4D 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia

We are excited to announce that Ona will be at the ICT4D Conference in Lusaka from May 8–10, 2018. We will be represented by our CEO, Matt Berg, Director of Client Solutions, Erick Ngwiri, and Health Solutions Lead, Carolyn Gulas. Visit us at the exhibition area at the Mulungushi International Conference Center (MICC) in Lusaka to learn more

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Work - September 19, 2016

Highlights Of The e-Sir Design Workshop

 Ona at the e-SIR design workshop. Last week Ona took a trip to Naivasha for a two-day design workshop with representatives from UNICEF Kenya, the Ministry of Devolution and Planning, and sub-county level officials. We all worked together to define requirements for the Electronic Social Intelligence Reporting (e-SIR) project.  Defining user personas for e-Sir Social Intelligence Reporting (SIR) is

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Press - February 12, 2016

Writing Python Code to Decide an Election

The long awaited video from Ona’s keynote presentation at PyConZA 2014. A while back Ona was given three weeks to write the software that will tally votes in the Libyan elections and decide who wins and who loses. This is not something we could get wrong. We combined agile development with best practices in testing

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