URIDU Blog

URIDU is an official Free Basics Content Partner

We are happy to announce that we have been chosen as an official content provider to the Free Basics platform. Free Basics by Facebook is an app and mobile website that provides access to free basic internet services in markets where internet access may be less affordable.

Bringing Health Education to 3840 rural women in Tanzania

Our project in Tanzania is developing very nicely. Our local partner New Dawn Development is proceeding with the distribution of 500 MP3forLife Players to almost 4000 rural women. We are receiving very positive feedback from women and government officials.

830 women die every day because of pregnancy-related problems

The Millennium Development Goal 5 of reducing maternal mortality worldwide by 75 % between 1990 and 2015, unfortunately, could not be reached. Although progress has been made, in 2015 about 303.000 women worldwide died from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. This means 830 women died every day.

Volunteer Stories: Thao from Vietnam

URIDU would be nothing without its volunteers. We would like to introduce you to some of them with our "Volunteer Stories". This one is about Thao from Vietnam.

Bringing URIDU to Tanzania

From September 3rd to September 9th, 2016, we visited Dar es Salaam to launch our URIDU pilot project in Tanzania.

Our partner organization New Dawn Development - managed by Ms. Jackline Mashauri - had prepared a kick-off event on September 4th to introduce the project to all local stakeholders. 

Women from more than 100 Countries are using URIDU

Our mobile friendly webpage URIDU.COM is constantly growing. Women from more than 100 countries are easily accessing vital information from the site.

Volunteer Stories: Memy from Rwanda

URIDU would be nothing without its volunteers. We would like to introduce to you some of them with our "Volunteer Stories". This one is about Memy from Rwanda.

URIDU is available in Filipino

Maligayang Pagdating! Uridu.com is now also available in Filipino. We are now covering vital information for rural women in 8 languages. Check out all the languages we cover on our mobile friendly website at www.uridu.com

Empowering Women in Loudaya, Morocco

Today we visited a women's shelter on the outskirts of Marrakech. They are doing a fantastic job by supporting and empowering women escaping violent or abusive situations, such as rape and domestic violence. 

Uridu.com is now available in Vietnamese

Chào đón! URIDU.COM is now available in Vietnamese, too! Thank you very much to all of you who made this possible. Vietnamese is the 7th language that we could add thanks to the huge effort of our volunteers.