Yaw Anokwa is founder and CEO of ODK. ODK's mission is to design, build, deploy and support offline data collection software for low-resource settings. ODK is one of the most popular data collection tools used in the aid sector, and forms the foundation for a rich global community of users active in every country on the planet. In this episode, Yaw shares the story of ODK's humble beginnings as a sabbatical project. He recounts the serendipitous start of the effort, how to build the community needed to support open-source software, and the persistence required to create a career building free software.
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