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  • Village Phone Operators are Trained to be KerjaLokal Agents


    Posted on May 02, 2010

    Ross Jaax is Program Manager, Grameen Foundation Indonesia.

    On April 28, AppLab organized a training of 20 VPOs in Tangerang, Western suburb of Jakarta, on becoming Agents for KerjaLokal, a blue collar job search service that can be accessed via the mobile phone.  The 20 new Agents will participate in our initial pilot testing of the KerjaLokal micro-site and the supporting algorithm to match job seekers with jobs they desire.

    We distributed 20 Huawei 6100 QUERTY phones that have a WAP browser.  During the pilot, Agents will sign-up job seekers using the...

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  • Harvard Business School Students Assist AppLab Indonesia


    Posted on January 05, 2010

    Ross Jaax is Program Manager, at Grameen Foundation Indonesia.

    We are being assisted this week by a crew of Harvard Business School (HBS) graduate students who have volunteered to assist Grameen Foundation and its sister social enterprise in Indonesia, PT Ruma, on developing business plans for some new pro-poor products. The HBS students will spend 2 weeks in Indonesia. During that time, they will review and further develop the business model for the AppLab-sponsored jobs market application, Kerjalokal.com.  Their recommendations will fit into Grameen...

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