Building Technology Solutions for Social Impact

Enabling NGOs to get the most out of technology

We help non-profits seeking technology and data assistance by building open source low-cost technology solutions like Glific and Development Data Platform and by placing seasoned technology professionals at NGOs with our Fractional CxO Program

The Problem

There is a technology gap in the non-profits sector across multiple dimensions

Our SolutionProject Tech4Dev

We equip non-profits with the technology they need to amplify their impact

We aim to build an ecosystem of software, data & design companies, NGO partners, and foundations working towards creating social impact in developing countries through Project Tech4Dev.

The initiative aims to integrate technology + data into development program design to build scalable and sustainable solutions. We aim to build resilience amongst NGOs to expand their vision while leveraging technology + data in India and beyond.

No Code WhatsApp Chatbot Builder for NGOs

Glific enables NGOs to easily scale to thousands of conversations a day with few staff. It enables NGOs to analyze their interaction, visualize & measure their impact.

Glific has been deployed by NGOs supporting various SDGs, such as

  • to send learning resources and activity based evaluation for education programs
  • for career counseling
  • to disseminate farming advice
  • as a helpline for intellectual and developmental disabilities

Fractional CxO Program

Fractional CxO program assists NGOs with a combination of their technology strategy, technology/data needs by placing a seasoned technology professional at the NGO for 3 – 9 months.

Tech4Dev technologist associates act as Fractional CTOs to evaluate technology needs, help recruit technology personnel and to recommend and evaluate a reliable and proven software firm to carry out software projects. 

We believe this program will also help NGO participants to demonstrate to their funders that they have a reliable organization helping them with capacity building. 

Development Data Platform

The Development Data Platform (DDP) provides a low maintenance, low cost SaaS data platform to tackle data storage and visualisation.

This platform came about from our experience of working with multiple organizations in the Indian NGO ecosystem where we saw challenges in disjointed data sources. It was influenced by how we can work with NGOs to use data in a “smart” manner to provide better, deeper and more meaningful insights for greater impact.

DDP aims to satisfy the analysis and visualisation needs across most NGOs. 

We are currently in beta mode piloting with a few non-profit  organisations.


  • Pro-bono ain’t free

    As I work more in the social sector and also hear and learn from other CxOs, “free technology development” is a buzzword and gets a lot of NGO staff really excited about it. Being a skeptic on any free stuff, this has been a difficult subject to navigate personally. And to reiterate the obvious point…

  • Community Visit in Bhachau, Kachchh: Education at the last mile

    On the 14th of March, 2023 Akhilesh Negi and I from the Project Tech4Dev team joined the Dasra Catalytic Philanthropy team on a field visit to Kachchh where we learned first-hand about the amazing work that NGOs Jan Vikas and Unnati have been doing in some of the most under-resourced and remote parts of the…

  • Exploring Bhuj: Insights from Our First Field Visit and Conversations with the Community

    At the beginning of March, we got to know about a planned field visit with the Dasra team where we’ll be meeting two out of the many NGOs Dasra funds under their Catalytic Philanthropy program. Abhishek Nair and I opted to join them on our first field visit to Bhuj, and it left a lasting…