STATUS: In Development

Livewire is a mobile app that is being developed by Grassroot. Livewire aims to connect marginalised communities to the mainstream media in South Africa. LiveWire will have two main functions – a “press alert” generator which allows community leaders to send news alerts to journalists and a “find contact” which allows journalists to find contacts in underreported communities.

 

Home Organisation

Grassroot

Other Partners

innovateAFRICA
Code for Africa

Type of organisation responsible for the initiative

NGO

Key people
  • Executive Director:Luke Jordan
  • Community builder:Katlego Mohlabane
Contact

contact@grassroot.org.za
011 339 1313

Sources

https://ijnet.org/en/blog/livewire-app-connects-communities-and-media-south-africa 

https://mybroadband.co.za/news/smartphones/179110-grassroot-free-mobile-tool-that-helps-groups-of-people-in-south-africa.html

Updated: 2018/09/25

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