Hoarding a used smartphone in the drawer? You can now save our planet’s valuable resources, and give your phone a new life by sending it to us.
We wipe all the remaining data off the phone, after which a female entrepreneur in Africa will be given a chance to lease it at an affordable price. This is what we call upcycling. To make an environmentally friendly decision and upcycle your phone, just leave your details below (we won’t spam!), and we’ll get back to you with different options.
Smartphones4good brings together donated phones, phone refurbishers, recyclers, and secondhand phone resellers to enable equal opportunity to the digital 21st century to everyone.
Marie Bonne Iradukunda
Shop owner, Rwanda
” A smartphone can help me in so many things: to know different products on the market and their prices in other markets, to know how to check the quality of products. I can also download important apps to interact with friends”
Donating your used smartphone can mitigate the environmental burden of smartphone manufacturing while improving digital, financial, and gender equality in Africa. Giving access to information, your phone can become a weapon of self-liberation.
Influenced by a broad network of impact investors, academia, as well as our local partners in several African countries, we have established a regenerative value chain with an approach of building from the ground up. Partnering with existing community-based lending circles guarantees a higher level of transparency and efficiency.
We want to challenge the traditional perceptions often imposed on African women, and give them a voice to show the richness of their cultures and ways of life. Their respectful coexistence with nature is something we should all learn from. By doing business with them, we engage in an equal transaction that benefits all parties.
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Once we receive your phone, our team of experts will ensure your privacy remains yours. Resetting the phone to factory settings by yourself does not guarantee a total removal of your data, so we have our own software to take care of that.