Financial Inclusion in the wake of COVID-19

Lack of access to financial tools—like credit and savings accounts—inhibit socio-economic mobility for individuals living in poverty across the globe. For approximately the past 40 years, there [...]

Coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa: Data shows changing food habits, increased testing

Following GeoPoll’s first two reports on the impact of COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa, we are pleased to release results from our latest round of data collection. Data was collected from 10 [...]

Financial Impact of Coronavirus in Sub-Saharan Africa

The coronavirus global health pandemic is catalyzing stark changes throughout the world. Even areas where the total number of cases or deaths from the pathogen are relatively low are experiencing [...]

Transitioning to Remote Call Centers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

A tenant of GeoPoll’s research solutions is the ability to collect data remotely; in 2012 we conducted one of the first-ever remote surveys in the Democratic Republic of Congo via 2-way SMS. We [...]

Coronavirus’ Impact on Media Consumption in Uganda

In a state address on 18th March 2020, President Yoweri Museveni presented guidelines for how Uganda would manage the spread of coronavirus. Local and international travel were suspended, [...]

Report: The Impact of COVID-19 Across Africa

The spread of COVID-19 poses a challenge for emerging markets such as those in Africa and Latin America. While governments around the world are suffering from a shortage of ventilators, hospital [...]

How to Apply Lessons Learned from the Ebola Response to COVID-19

COVID-19, which began spreading in China in late 2019 and is now impacting nearly every country around the globe, is unique in its scale and rapid spread: The world has not seen such a lethal [...]

Coronavirus’ Impact on Media Consumption in Kenya

The Government of Kenya (GoK) received confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Kenya on Friday, March 13th 2020. The Kenyan Government thus issued guidelines for citizens on actions to be [...]

Information Dissemination in a Health Crisis

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises in Africa, some countries are taking steps to prevent infection by closing borders or implementing lockdowns. At GeoPoll we have the ability to [...]

Report: Coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa

In the past weeks, the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 has become declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, resulted in over 180,000 cases and 7,000 deaths, and altered the [...]

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