Visualizing Scenarios

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Thesis

Lovers of Matoke Unite begins to explore how the women could build their networks based upon regional connections. Matoke Lovers living in Kampala are especially keen on matoke from their home region, which in this scenario is Mbarara. The scenario plays out a few example conversations that may occur as the matoke vendors of Bugolobi Market serve as a connection point […]

Week Five Review

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Thesis
Week Five Review

A few highlighted suggestions and questions from my thesis committee: Where does the SMS technology intersect with the way the women of Bugolobi Market have agency? How are the qualitative effects of the SMS System interspersed throughout their lives? For example, cheap what are the relationships developing behind the SMS System? How is the SMS […]

The Women Informed Us

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Thesis
The Women Informed Us

Members of the SMS System (aka Bugolobi Market Mailing List) are starting to propose their own plans for how to best use the platform: “The women informed us about their plans of using the SMS System in their savings association. They said they want to use it to send messages to group members reminding them […]