U-Report is a free SMS social monitoring tool for community participation, designed to address issues that people care about. SMS polls and alerts are sent out to U-Reporters and real-time response information is collected. Results and ideas are shared back with the community. Issues polled include among others health, education, water, sanitation and hygiene, youth unemployment, HIV/AIDS, disease outbreaks; social welfare sectors. Data received can be disaggregated by age, gender, and district in real-time. Registration is voluntary with SMS, Facebook or twitter, free to the users across all networks.