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Defusing the rumour mill, digitally

September 7, 2016
Una Hakika community ambassadors in the town of Kipini, Kenya
Adrian Gregorich

Bad information can be deadly in southeastern Kenya, but a Canadian organization is working to stop it in its tracks. Supported by IDRC, the Sentinel Project's text-messaging technology is helping quash rumours and save lives.

This article is part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between IDRC and Canadian Geographic.

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