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Missing Children South Africa

Now, thanks to BlackBerry, we can act immediately
Judy Olivier national coordinator, Missing Children South Africa
  • Industry: Other
  • Region: EMEA
  • Company Size: Small
  • Solution: Mobile communications
Full Story

Challenge

  • Missing Children South Africa (SA) works to raise awareness when a child is reported missing and so needs to communicate with the authorities and public as quickly as possible
  • It also has to communicate efficiently with volunteers and followers to provide the latest information to coordinate searches through social media

Solution

  • BlackBerry® smartphones
  • BlackBerry® Messenger
  • Facebook® for BlackBerry®
  • Twitter® for BlackBerry®

Benefits

  • The BlackBerry® solution has enabled Missing Children SA to make the best use of the golden hours” after a child goes missing, allowing it to communicate in real-time with the necessary groups
  • Applications such as Facebook® for BlackBerry® and Twitter® for BlackBerry® mean that the charity can update and mobilise its followers quickly
  • In addition to saving money on postal and printing costs, Missing Children SA now has increased flexibility , enabled by the BlackBerry solution