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In a perfect world access to information would be a human right  – Gustav Praekelt, Guardian, 2016

In a perfect world access to information would be a human right – Gustav Praekelt, Guardian, 2016


Selected Press Coverage


Praekelt Uses DC/OS to Solve Some of the World’s Largest Social Problems- Mesosphere, Sept 12 2018 and WhatsApp’s Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally- IT News Africa, Aug 10 2018

Designing For and With Refugee Teachers in Tanzania- Milano School, May 31 2018
Ready for the WhatsApp Revolution in Health Care Communications? - Vital, March 20 2018 

Cell C backs MomConnect - IT Industry News, Feb 15 2018

 6 Next Gen Healthcare Innovations Designed to Boost Your Mind, Body and Soul – Johnson & Johnson, January 09 2018

South African Messaging Wonder MomConnect Launches on WhatsApp – Forbes, 04 Dec 2017

Technology Can Save Lives, Not Just Improve Them – Guardian, 11 July 2017

A Developer First – Women Who Code, 10 February 2017

Measured Summit: Jonathan McKay – Business of Giving with Denver Frederick, 5 February 2017

Dedicated Engineering Team in South Africa Deploys Open Source Tools, Save Lives – Open Source, 1 February 2017

We Asked The Experts And This Is How The Global Gag Rule On Abortion Might Affect You – Huffington Post, 30 January 2017

How and Open Source Provide Critical Services to Enable Social Change  –, 19 December 2016

Facebook lures Africa with free internet - but what is the hidden cost?The Guardian, 1 August 2016

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Africa Fast Company, 2 September 2015

Praekelt Just Launched a Chatbot to Give Pregnant Women Maternal Health Information  Techcabal, 19 July 2016

How to Approach Digital Safety, Security and Privacy for Vulnerable Girls  Tech Salon, 8 Jan 2016

When Being Pregnant at Work Has Distinct Advantages  Huffington Post, 26 August 2014



A selection of videos's founder, Gustav Praekelt, talks at TEDx Soweto in 2015


MomConnect's pilot of WhatsApp


An introduction to MomConnect from the team