Burkinabe Startup Develops Tech To Help Register Ghost Children

Published: 8/Dec/2016
Source: Face 2 Face Africa

Burkinabe startup iCivil Africa has developed a technology that digitally registers newborns as a way to alleviate the problem of ghost children in the country. The technology leverages a birth certificate system comprised of a smartphone, a bracelet, and encoded text messages designed to make birth certificates in sub-Saharan Africa more accessible.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: West Africa, Burkina Faso
Year: 2016