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A demo of our Angel service in 2009

A demo of our Angel service in 2009

Below is a demo on video of our Angel service in 2009. We have ventured far on this journey celebrating more than 300,000 people on Angel and serving more than 26 million conversations through the counseling service since officially launching early 2008. You can find a published paper on the service in the South African …

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RLabs Mobile Services into Africa

RLabs Mobile Services into Africa

This weekend was another great milestone for the team at RLabs and JamiiX as we partnered with MXit to expand our mobile services into other parts of Africa. The mobile services being offered includes the Angel service and the JamiiX mobile counselling support services. This partnership will now see the RLabs mobile services not only …

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RLabs Mobile Services

RLabs Mobile Services

October has been a busy month providing support to thousands via the RLabs mobile services (Angel on MXit and DAS@jamiix.im). Both these services are unique in that it offer subscribers to these channels a wide range of social services that they can access. Angel (Sponsored by MXit and RLabs) is an information portal that provides …

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Drug Advice Support and Angel Breaks 100,000 users barrier

Drug Advice Support and Angel Breaks 100,000 users barrier

Today marked a day full of celebrations as two of the RLabs Social Services broke the 100,000 users barrier. The services Drug Advice Support (DAS) and Angel was started in 2008 to address the problem of drug addiction in the Western Cape. The project started with 10 learners who subscribed to the DAS service before …

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Why Social Services should go Mobile

Why Social Services should go Mobile

It has been one month since we’ve re-launched our Angel support service a partnership between Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs) and MXit. Since then the service had over a 100,000 subscribers with just over 47,000 regular subscribers. Organisations who are working with youth should consider the use of Mobile phones as part of their programmes and …

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More than 130,000 reached for Social Change via Mobile Phones

More than 130,000 reached for Social Change via Mobile Phones

With the celebration of drug awareness week in conjunction with MXit, RLabs increased its counsellor capacity and had a massive growth in the Angel user numbers. Angel is an information portal providing support to users in the areas of substance abuse, abuse, depression, stress and coping. Today the Angel information service passed the 40,000 subscriber …

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More than 23,000 for Angel on MXit

More than 23,000 for Angel on MXit

Another exciting project that RLabs have been involved in has been the Angel on MXit project where we offer people support and advice in the areas of substance abuse, abuse, depression, debt counselling,stress and coping via their mobile phones. This partnership with MXit Lifestyle will allow us to scale our services and also provide much …

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Debt Breaker on Angel

Debt Breaker on Angel

With the increase number of people looking for assistance on how to get out of debt and the number of MXit subscribers increasing we’ve added our Debt Breaker service to our MXit Angel Portal. This service will give consumers an opportunity to add our MXit contact and they will be able to access FREE information …

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Angels and Mobiles

Angels and Mobiles

Thanks to Nick Booth for recording this quick video displaying our MXit Angel project. Angel service for Drug Addicts in South Africa from Podnosh on Vimeo. Read his post about the Reconstructed project here

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Athlone Living Lab: Community Innovation Space

Athlone Living Lab: Community Innovation Space

The Athlone Living Lab Space are being upgraded and will be ready by next week. The space will be used for the Advice Support Services, training and development space for social and services innovation. Thanks to the Reconstructed Team for all the hard work in getting the space ready.

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