Over 1 billion people live in places where basic internet is not affordable. We invent safe, proven, reliable technology to reach them in ways that transform lives.

Join us, and support the delivery of knowledge
to world’s most vulnerable communities.

Over 1 billion people live in places where basic internet is not affordable. We invent proven, safe, and reliable technology to reach them in ways that transform lives.

Join us, and support the delivery of knowledge to the world’s most vulnerable communities.

Bridging the Digital Divide

Our solution is the Amplio Talking Book—a rugged, easy to use, battery-powered audio device. With the Talking Book, you can deliver hours of local language audio content. Users can select and play messages on demand and record their feedback. A built-in speaker lets families and groups listen and learn together.

Amplio Talking Book set
“Ingeniously engineered (and re-engineered) to meet specific needs and usage scenarios in very poor communities.”

 

Michael Trucano, Senior ICT and Education Policy Specialist, World Bank

“The Talking Book’s simplicity is its greatest achievement. In an oral culture where words carry so much weight . . . it lends a unique and previously unattainable benefit to these communities.”

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship

“An innovative digital technology to influence behaviors that impact the lives and opportunities of the most vulnerable children.”

 

Susan Namondo Nigong,
UNICEF Ghana Country Director (2013-2017)

“Our community health volunteers are delivering consistent, quality health information more efficiently and effectively.”

 

Catherine Mesianto Lengewe, Technical and Strategy Director,
Centre for Behavior Change and Communication

News and Stories

Partnering with CARE to fight poverty by empowering women and girls

Partnering with CARE to fight poverty by empowering women and girls

Amplio has three new projects underway with CARE International — in Ethiopia, Haiti, and Bangladesh. This isn’t the first time we’ve partnered with CARE. The CARE Pathways Project (2014-2016), funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, used Talking Books to empower women farmers in northern Ghana to improve their food security, nutrition, and livelihoods. The three new projects will use Talking Books to share knowledge about agriculture, financial literacy, nutrition, maternal/child health, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Delivering Climate-Smart Agriculture to Last-Mile Communities and Women Farmers

Delivering Climate-Smart Agriculture to Last-Mile Communities and Women Farmers

Join Amplio’s webinar on Thursday, June 24, to discuss climate-smart agriculture in last-mile communities. Our panel includes experts in gender, technology, agricultural economics, and sustainable development. This will be a high-level policy conversation with down-to-earth solutions, with a focus on ways to economically empower women and girls.

8 Effective Practices for Inclusive Digital Development

8 Effective Practices for Inclusive Digital Development

The best practices for any development sector—digital development or otherwise—is based on an understanding of the end user in the most holistic sense possible. Revi Sterling, director of USAID’s WomenConnect Challenge and a gender and technology specialist, recommends eight effective practices for digital inclusion.

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