Senegal 2012 presidential election monitoring

Project name: Monitoring platform for the Senegal presidential elections on February and March 2012

Country: SENEGAL, City: DAKAR    Start: January 2012     End: March 2012

Customer name: Cultural Association for Education and Self Social Promotion (ACAPES)

Terms of reference:

  • Create a platform that can be used to collect information by SMS using mobile phones and the internet in order to monitore the Senegal presidential elections on February and March 2012.
  • Back-office to process the data collected.
  • Platform that is able to generate statistics.
  • Create a geographic information system using Google map.
  • Train users to manage the platform

Services provided:

  • We implemented a solution using the needed technologies. With built platform the Acapes NGO monitored the presidential elections on February and March 2012 collecting information via SMS and the WEB mobilizing nearly 2,000 observers equipped with mobile phones and laptops. These were present in 15 counties from 2701 polling stations. The information collected were sent in real time and processed immediately.
  • Training sessions for 20 supervisors on the platform administration but also on the management of the data in the back office.