Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Spotlight: Annalise Miller

Premise’s growth is being driven by employees that bring a diverse array of backgrounds and skills to our company.  Every year, thousands of people join the Peace Corps to drive change in developing nations. They travel to remote locations around the world, learn about new cultures, work with a diverse group of people, and develop

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Vaccine Hesitancy Around the World: Spotlight on Ukraine

Vaccine hesitancy is currently a hot topic due to concerns around COVID-19. However, it has long been an issue for the international development community. As public health officials around the world work to vaccinate people against COVID-19 and increase basic general immunization coverage, they must also wrestle with the complex issue of vaccine hesitancy. The

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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Spotlight: Christian Freymeyer

Premise’s growth is being driven by employees that bring a diverse array of backgrounds and skills to our company.  Every year, thousands of people join the Peace Corps to drive change in developing nations. They travel to remote locations around the world, learn about new cultures, work with a diverse group of people, and develop

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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Spotlight: Alexandra Wilson

Premise’s growth is being driven by employees that bring a diverse array of backgrounds and skills to our company.  We are launching a new series spotlighting our employees who have served in the Peace Corps. Every year, thousands of people join the Peace Corps to drive change in developing nations. They travel to remote locations

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Reach the Unreached: Using Microplanning to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines

Providing healthcare to the most rural and vulnerable populations around the globe has always been a challenge. Polio eradication has taken decades, and malaria and tuberculosis continue to afflict primarily the poor and vulnerable despite enormous efforts. Today, with the rampant COVID-19 viral pandemic entering its fourteenth month and several approved vaccines to prevent it

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The Power of Data in Understanding Financial Inclusion

Financial exclusion can be a significant barrier to economic growth – for both an individual and a nation. The importance of financial inclusion has been especially demonstrated in populations without regular access to traditional financial services—women, illiterate individuals, members of the LGBTQ+ community, etc.  Recent studies have shown that with better financial inclusion, households can

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Are Governments Providing Enough Nutrition for Those Who Need It?

Premise performs ongoing sentiment analysis utilizing our strong user base and their contributions to our Global Index. The Premise Global Index strategically comprises over 35 general topics: from strength and effectiveness of civic organizations, community cohesion and quality of life, economic health, to the availability/effectiveness of basic services (health care, water & sanitation, transportation, housing,

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Finally Breaking Up with Traditional Field Data Collection?

In 2015, during the period of reflection that followed the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon appointed a High Level Panel to advise on the global development agenda. They were among the first to call for a ‘data revolution’ in global development. This call made sense. Whole sectors of the global economy were

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Reflecting on 2020: Examining the Impact of Premise on our Contributors in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Twenty international development customers used the Premise Platform for data collection and analytics in 2020. This mix of governments, foundations, NGOs and consultancies used our technology on programs ranging from global health, governance, education, human rights and humanitarian assistance. Our team helped these organizations use our platform to collect on-the-ground data that feeds into their

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How New Premise Software Updates are Saving Lives in Colombia

Premise’s app empowers individuals around the world to become more engaged citizens. Through the app, our contributors can report key aspects of their community by answering survey questions, taking photos and geotagging locations in exchange for a payment. For the last couple of months, Premise has been crowdsourcing data and monitoring Venezuelan Settlements in Colombia

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