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Data collection

Easily design surveys and send instantly or schedule as auto-­responses or in recurring intervals.

Feedback & Inquiries

Set up structured listeners to receive comments or questions 24/7 at no charge to the customer

Promotional Notices

Extend your relationships with clients, and promote your product or message with SMS Notices


Educate, entertain, or collect data through scored quizzes with optional airtime rewards.

Field Reporting

Create a paperless reporting system for field staff and monitor acGvity in real-­time

Product Registration

Allow customers to register products for free by SMS and create a database of detailed client profiles.


Send coupons for products or services, redeem by SMS or mobile application, and track online.


Provide clients with a journal of their business or activity in recurring surveys that report and collect.


Zoe Cohen

Chief Executive Officer

Zoe brings with her a diverse background inprogram management and evaluation in the international development sector. Prior to joining the Echo team, Zoe worked on business development efforts with Catholic Relief Services in Kenya. She has also worked between Latin America and the US, first in program evaluation with Innovations for Poverty Action, and then in program management with Development Alternatives Inc. Zoe holds a MA in International Affairs and International Development from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, as well as a BA from Wesleyan University.

Product Director

Jeremy is a graduate of Stanford University with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Political Science. Jeremy is an experienced product designer with a background in quantitative market research and statistical analysis. In addition to Echo, Jeremy is the founder of FlashCast Kenya.

Usability and Support Manager

Joy is passionate about ICT for development and has experience in software development, testing, end-user support and training, product management, research, and technical documentation. She is a Computer Science graduate who previously worked at Ushahidi, FrontlineSMS, and Access Afya. She also co- founded m-chanjo, a mobile health initiative

James Maringa

Software Engineer

James holds a BSc in Computer Science from Jomo Kenyatta University for Agriculture and Technology. His work at Echo involves designing and developing new features within the Echo Mobile platform. He is experienced in statistical programming and data mining, as well as in building web applications. In his spare time James enjoys taking online courses as well as developing applications that have to do with artificial intelligence.

Fridah Nyaga

Administrative Assistant

Fridah provides both accounting and administrative support to the Echo Mobile team. She previously worked as an Administrative Assistant at Ajab Consulting and as a Personal Assistant at UCMAS Kenya Ltd. Fridah holds a diploma in Legal Secretarial Studies, and on top of her excellent book keeping and organizational skills, Fridah also has a working knowledge of French.


Echo has grown with the advisory and financial support of these partners
Kenya Markets Trust
Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs
Ford Foundation

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Echo Mobile
Olenguruone Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya

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