Avni, which is a suite of tools that enables organizations to collect, manage, and analyze data using mobile devices.
- It allows organizations to create forms and surveys on mobile devices, which can be filled out by field workers and volunteers, even in offline mode.
- The forms can be customized to your needs and additionally has a plethora of features that will allow you to make a tailor-made application for your data collection needs.
- The data collected can then be exported in a variety of formats for analysis and reporting. The tool itself is user-friendly and can be customized to the needs of different organizations, making it a popular choice for organizations working in the community service and non-profit sectors.
|Mobile Data Collection
|Improve data accuracy and efficiency by collecting information on-the-go.
|Streamline individual case tracking and support, ensuring each person receives tailored assistance.
|Reporting and Analytics
|Inform decision-making and enhance program outcomes through data-driven insights.
|Customizable Forms and Workflows
|Adapt the platform to your organization’s needs, ensuring relevant and accurate data collection.
|Collect and manage data even in areas with limited connectivity, ensuring uninterrupted operations.
|Integration and API Support
|Create a comprehensive data management solution by connecting Avni to other tools and systems.
|User Management and Access Control
|Safeguard sensitive information with robust access control and user management features.
Some of the use cases of Avni for non-profits and social justice organizations are:
- Health Programs: Support frontline health workers in collecting and managing data for immunization campaigns, maternal health, and more.
- Education Initiatives: Track student enrollment, attendance, and performance data to inform educational interventions and support.
- Livelihood Programs: Monitor skill development, job placement, and income generation activities to enhance economic opportunities for communities.
- Environmental Conservation: Collect and manage data on natural resource use, biodiversity, and conservation efforts to inform sustainable practices.
- Disaster Response: Coordinate support for individuals affected by natural disasters or crises, tracking incidents and managing cases effectively.
In addition to all the above and more super powers avni has,
- Avni is fully open-source! and can be set up and used for free. But if you want to use their cloud-hosted version so that you don’t have to manage/maintain it, then you can look at their plans. Currently(as of 25 Jan 2023, the Avni project is also offering a one-time special plan for the first 50 organizations that sign up with them.
The hosted option at a (nominal cost) has the following benefits:
- No infrastructure and server management required
- All upgrades and bug fixes are automatically applied
- Security and data backup/recovery are all taken care of
Link to the Avni Project website - https://avniproject.org/
You can sign up for a free account, use their hosted service, or even host the tool on your own server depending on your needs!