TextDirect emerged from five graduate students at Yale University driven by the desire to implement programs that are grounded in rigorous data. We came together believing that development interventions can be cheap and effective. We are passionate about improving health outcomes, conducting careful evaluations and leveraging technological solutions to reduce the burden of diseases on societies around the world.
Leveraging mobile technology to strengthen and complement health initiatives that are combating malaria.
Evidence-based interventions: scaling up health and development policies that have demonstrated efficacy in rigorous field studies
Cost-effectiveness: providing the best value per dollar to donors and ensuring that our interventions maximize net societal benefit
Local ownership: reducing our footprint while increasing local participation and management in our programs
Partnerships: working side-by-side with government institutions, local NGOs, and international organizations to help our technology reach as many users as possible