A project is a chance to innovate to meet social and environmental goals. A successful project is sustainable for both a social company like ifelse therapy and also for participating players, an objective not easily achievable. Measuring the success of community based projects spans over long periods of time, but knowing how well some projects are perceived by the media and society is an indication of its outcome.
The environmental challenge is surely a global issue influenced by social, economic and political factors but a small group of people can make a positive impact within their immediate circle of influence. To reduce the use of paper, USB pen drives were distributed to young students of the madrassa (Islamic school) of Grand Bay encouraging them to save their work in electronic format.
Yet another mobile app idea for Mauritius based on Mauritian kreol. ‘Leve do mo pep’ is an alarm application that makes sure you wake up by asking you to solve word games based on our mother tongue.
Another idea in the mobile app series, Diab malin is a health related application that can surely help in early diabetes diagnosis. Proximity being an essential component in any health care system, using mobile devices for screening and providing useful health related information means reaching a larger number of people and more likely a quicker response.
With the ever growing number of smartphones in Mauritius, the lack of local content and applications becomes obvious. Though some barriers to using mobile apps like the cost of data plans are out of our control, we can still lay the grounds and propose application ideas relevant to the Mauritian context.
Kreol morisien, the mother language of Mauritian natives now enjoys a valued place in society. The language is really the glue or cement that unites people of the island. It now has its semantics and grammar and is being studied at school. But are people really aware of the importance of a mother language and why this intangible heritage should be preserved? Are locals interested in knowing grammatically correct kreol?
Being loved and being able to give that love back is such a wonderful feeling. For Saint Valentine’s day, ifelse therapy released in house designed cards so that people can share and tag their loved ones on social networks. (more…)
To build awareness of the situation in Pakistan due to recent flooding, a greeting card was designed to wish people a happy Eid and also to pass on a message.
Vehicles, primarily imported car sales have gone up in Mauritius but there is no useful website where one can search for second hand cars. rodetransport is a vehicle classifieds site where one can advertise vehicles for sale or find interesting cars to buy. (more…)