- Get people to donate old cell phones to a recycling company
- Get recycling company to assign each phone a value
- Use value to trade for refurbished phones
- Donate refurbished phones to clinics in developing countries to use for sending health-related text messages
- Good begets good
Phone Riff: Hope Phones, Healthy Texting, Conflict Minerals, Ecological Intelligence, Blue Sweaters and Doing the Right Thing
Hope Phones is one of those “Gosh, yes!” ideas:
The TrackerNews Project was a demo aggregator I developed for InSTEDD, an independent spin-off of Google.org's humanitarian practice. It covered health issues, humanitarian work and technology.