Pinoy Mobile app ARKO wins international award


The Philippines’ mobile app ARKO by the Project Noah wins an award from the World Summit Awards Mobile Content 2014. Together with ColorADD from Portugal, Braille Board from Palestine, SnooCode of Ghana, and LIVOX of Brazil, the winners share the top honors under the e-Inclusion and Empowerment category, besting hundreds of global entries.

The international award recognizes the best mobile content solutions in the world where it shows innovativeness, creativity and impact.

ARKO was one of 40 winners of WSA Mobile from a total of 456 projects submitted by 98 countries.

The winners of WSA Mobile, which works in cooperation with the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society and in collaboration with UNESCO, UNIDO and UN GAID, will be invited to receive their awards in Abu Dhabi on February 1-3, 2015 to coincide with the WSA Mobile Global Congress.

Project NOAH or Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards is a flagship program of the Department of Science and Technology geared for disaster risk reduction and mitigation called.


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