Sisi ni Amani

ex: Baba Ndogo slum

keyword

+ message + chosen group

SMS Functionality

"
(Witnessed by SnA member)

SMS sent
ex: “SnA Baba Ndogo: Politician x has come campaigning in Glucola. Spread word and maintain peace.”

Facts: " One SMS costs 1KSH (0.0125USD). " Cost of sending an SMS Alert = no. of recipients in KSH. " SMS sent with Keyword will auto-forward to its intended recipient group. " Replies with Keyword will auto-forward back to the group.

#

Action taken
ex: Members of Sisi ni Amani chose to attend and encourage peace/lower emotions at rally, which can frequently end in destruction of property.

!

Event
ex: ! Community Event ! Group Meeting ! Political Rally ! Riots

$

SMS sent
ex: “Baba Ndogo: Sisi ni Amani members maintained calm at politician x’ rally today. Please vote peacefully in next month’s elections.”

%

Delivery
News delivered to potentially thousands of SMS subscribers in Baba Ndogo community.

keyword + message + chosen group

Legend
*each circle represents a potential SMS loop

Sisi ni Amani

Community SMS Groups
Case: Baba Ndogo slum

Baba Ndogo potential: 60k members SMS loops: 1

Baba Ndogo Slum
potential: ‘000s

Sisi ni Amani Baba Ndogo 11 groups, approx. 200 members. SMS loops: 1 Peace Group 10-40 members SMS loops: 11 Sisi ni Amani Baba Ndogo Secretariat 5 members rep’ing 11 groups SMS loops: 1 Totals (as of Dec. 2010):
" 14 Unique SMS loops " 11 Peace Groups " 1 Secretariat " 1 Community " Potential for an individual to

group group group
group

group
leader

group

group

Secretariat

group

Secretariat

group group group

group

group

participate in 4 loops at once

ex: “ACREF members: meeting tmrw @ ACREF grounds 2pm to plan for 27th performance”

Sisi ni Amani
vision: a world in which peace and non-violent conflict transformation prevail at the local, national, and regional levels. mission: to maximize the impact of the forces for peace in Kenya activities: introduction of SMS group technologies to sisi ni amani chapters; facilitating dialogue on community conflict early warning signs and creation of response mechanisms; research and understand local factors of conflict, peace, and violence.

Sisi ni Amani
Structure

Sisi ni Amani

chapter

sisi ni amani chapter
Narok

chapter

networking

Sisi ni Amani Chapter
vision: a community in which ... mission: to maximize the impact of the forces for peace in our community activities: SMS Group communication; SMS information-delivery to community; Conflict response and reporting

sisi ni amani chapter
Baba Ndogo

peace groups sisi ni amani chapter
Korogocho

Totals (as of Dec. 2010):
" Sisi ni Amani Baba Ndogo - 11 groups represented " Sisi ni Amani Mtaani Korogocho - 11 groups represented " Sisi ni Amani Narok (in expansion) - 1 group represented

defined geographies

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