Janastu – ICT Solutions for NGOs

Via Janastu (Via NGO Post)

Janastu takes ICT solutions and services to organisations involved in the social development sector.

The mission of Janastu is to enablethe social development sector to pro-actively manage their community-based knowledge.

Janastu has been providing free and open source (FOSS) solutions and support to small not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations (NPOs/NGOs). This includes one-on-one consulting regarding the information management needs of the NPOs/NGOs, building their online and offline knowledge bases, providing support to their projects, designing web-sites, configuring news-filters, helping them migrate to open source solutions, localization and Indian language support issues, geographic information collection, and comprehensive or modular software development.

The core activites of Janastu are:

  • Enable people and organizations to access ICT towards improved and sustainable socio-economic status.
  • Network and support NGOs in using ICT to build and strengthen linkages between grassroots and other stakeholder institutions.
  • Support governance with need-based data/information required to enhance service levels to communities.
  • To create a participatory platform for governance or NGOs, which will bring forth transparency and accountability.

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