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Saskatoon-based tech team helping people access vital information through cellphone games, hotlines

Source: Amy Fallon, CBC News, February 10, 2020 

Viamo reached more than 6 million people last year across 16 countries

When Louis Dorval went to Ghana in 2005 as a volunteer, the country was in the midst of a cellphone boom.

Only one in 10 residents of the west African nation were mobile subscribers, but that was steadily climbing to the two-thirds it’s at today, according to a report by data and analysis firm GSMA Intelligence.

This piqued the curiosity of Dorval, a 37-year-old who grew up in Montreal and by the time he started at McGill Unversity in 2000 had bought his first cellphone, a Nokia dumb phone.

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