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Turn Your Old Cell Phone Into a Lifesaver

Medic Mobile


Medic Mobile is a nonprofit organization seeking to advance rural healthcare networks in the developing world by implementing sustainable, appropriate technologies with mobile phones. Cell phones help patients and community health workers connect to clinics for emergency care, medicine, maternal care, and infectious disease support.

You can be a part of this mission through Hope Phones by donating your mobile phone, organizing a drive, and spreading the word via Facebook and Twitter to inspire others to participate. Learn more and print a free shipping label at:

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  • Marina Zurkow

    You can also donate a smartphone to The Second Nature project by recent ITP grad Mark Breneman:
    "Consumers can signup and donate their phones to be deployed into the wild under the supervision of wildlife researchers. When phone takes a picture it notifies the user letting them see how their donation is working."

  • Ben Goldhirsh

    mary, going to pass one your way now.