• WOM.fm brings accessible WASH education to water kiosks in Ethiopia

    German NGO Welthungerhilfe and their local partners are using the open platform for accessible audio information WOM.fm to provide accessible health education in rural Ethiopia as part of their Jimma GIZ Coffee Project.

  • WOM.fm - an open platform for accessible audio information

    WOM stands for "Word of Mouth" and was designed as an open platform for digital audio narrowcasting. WOM.fm can be used to make audio information accessible to marginalized populations using short urls (e.g. wom.fm/123) and QR codes.

  • OSEQ at Global Digital Development Forum 2022

    Open Source for Equality was part of the Global Digital Development Forum this year at an insightful expert panel discussion about "How can open-source drive the growth of local digital innovations in Uganda?".

  • Our Partners: Response Innovation Lab

    The Response Innovation Lab is our ecosystem partner for Uganda.

  • Hacking Gender Inequality in Ngenevu, Nigeria

    One of the major problems affecting women and girls in Ngenevu community is poor or no access to information on health, economic opportunities, social and human rights and other development issues.

  • Smart Development Fund

    Open Source for Equality was created with financial support from the Smart Development Fund, a joint initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Commission (EC).

  • Auma - Augmented Audio

    Augmented audio (auma.js) is an open source framework that provides illustrated and interactive audio content.


    URIDU is the founding organization of the Open Source for Equality initiative.

  • Mental Distress Screening in Pakistan

    Correlaid in cooperation with URIDU have developed an audible mental distress survey based on the Augmented Audio (auma) framework. 

  • Health Education in Rural Maharashtra, India, Case Study

    The project "Sun ke Seekho" is inspiring positive behavioral change using the Audiopedia Web App.