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Project ID: 1328214158
Entity: India - Emoptune
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Activity: Bridging the global digital divide by allowing villagers in 3rd world to demonstrate their skills
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Activity description: Emoptune ("Employment + Opportunity") is a networking site that allows users to perform 3 main functions: 1) A user can upload any problem to the world to be solved by experts. 2) A user can build a digital Emoptune "resume" that can be used to gain employment. 3) A user can make money by fixing problems in their local area The website describes it in full. Android app completed and iPhone app in final stage of development. Mobile version takes advantage of built in video camera of mobile phones.
 
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Entity from: Asia and Pacific - India
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Website
Time scale: Completed: In beta now, launching July '12 - Future
Partners: None, I am the founder. I funded it from my family (25k US dollars spent) and I am a medical student in India, but I am an American citizen. Founded the startup because I had a problem with my water pump (see "about" section on the site)

 

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