Janastu – ICT Solutions for NGOs
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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