Bas Hoefman is social entrepreneur, founder and director of Text to Change (TTC). Back in 2006, while working at ING Bank in the Netherlands, he was inspired by the growth of mobile technology in Africa from where he discovered the potential of using mobile technology for social development. He co-founded Text to Change with a close friend, together they implemented one of the first large scale mHealth projects in Africa. TTC has led the way in using interactive mobile messaging for development in Africa and South America and has so far implemented over 70 successful mobile communication programs in 17 countries.
Unleashing the potential of mobile telephony
Founder & Director Africa, Uganda