By donating your old smartphone, you will support a fellow human in improving her quality of life. Each donation brings an African female entrepreneur a step closer to leasing a smartphone. She will get access to more information and an opportunity to grow her business.
“When you empower a woman, you empower the whole community”
We are moving towards a world, where individuals have a possibility to create big changes. Technology enables global connections and brings enormous amounts of possibilities for creating impact, even from your own couch. Smartphones4good by Aion Sigma offers an opportunity to help and make an impact in a concrete way. Donating a phone will create a better tomorrow for the African entrepreneurs.
Thank you, Smartphones4Good! Empowering women is probably the best thing I could do with my old smartphone!
We hated that our old phones were laying around for so long in our drawers, so when we found out about Smartphones4Good, we sure knew what to do!
Can't think of a better idea for recycling my phone. I mean, sure, you can send it back to iStore or something, but would it feel the same? I doubt that!
All smartphones are welcome – we don’t discriminate! However, newer models (max. 5 years old) will benefit the entrepreneur the most. We carefully evaluate the phones so that only working ones will get a new owner.
Yes, you can. We will refurbish it, unless it has reached the end of its life.
Of course. Just fill out the form on our page with your details, and we will get back to you with instructions. Our partner We Encourage will work with us to ensure the money goes to the right place.
Once the entrepreneur is 100% funded, we issue her a smartphone along with a leasing contract through our local partnering distributor. The entrepreneur activates the new smartphone and gets advice on how to utilise it to support her business.
Only smartphones give access to internet, which is why we focus on them. With regards to non-smartphones, you can contact us and we will inform inform you about the most convenient way to recycle it.
We’re glad you asked! Once your phone arrives, we:
You will get her contact details upon request.
To help us with the process, we kindly ask you to remove the screen lock. It is easy to do, and you can find instructions on how to do it for Android, and iPhone . Most of us have a lot of photos and other valuable stuff on our phones, and we suggest doing a back up of the files and resetting the phone to factory settings.
Yes. The entrepreneurs can be connected to the internet by purchasing data bundles of different sizes.
As electricity can be generated by solar energy, we provide our customers with solar chargers. Convenient and environmentally friendly!