Tag: Drug Advice Support

RLabs Mobile Advice and Support

RLabs Mobile Advice and Support

A few months ago RLabs as part of the SAFIPA programme hosted Finnish journalists who had an interest in the work we are doing in Cape Town. Below is a video that tells the story of our mobile advice and support service at RLabs, also using the JamiiX solution (grant received by SAFIPA)that was developed …

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Mobile and Cloud Technologies to empower youth at risk

Mobile and Cloud Technologies to empower youth at risk

This has been an exciting week with many of our DAS Counsellors being flooded with responses from youth who are seeking employment and study opportunities. After an article in the media indicating that 51% of South African youth are unemployed we really see an opportunity for Department of Education and Trade and Industry to provide …

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JamiiX features in African Business Review

JamiiX features in African Business Review

Below is an interesting article featured on African Business Review about our JamiiX product that we’ve been re-designing the last couple of months and we will be releasing the new version of JamiiX end of December. “In Cape Town, South Africa, Marlon Parker, an IT lecturer and entrepreneur, has been using MXit and other forms …

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JamiiX used for RLabs Drug Advice Support mobile counselling service

JamiiX used for RLabs Drug Advice Support mobile counselling service

Latest research by RLabs and the JamiiX Mobile Drug Counselling support system provided the following evaluation: – In practical terms, the advisors have the capacity to help more people (n = 27) in a two-hour session than advisors at helplines (n = 4).20 The DAS system aggregates the conversations for the advisors, allowing them to …

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10 Days of Sex, Drugs, MXit and ISLabs

10 Days of Sex, Drugs, MXit and ISLabs

Today marked the 10th day since we’ve moved our Drug Advice Support (DAS) service over to JamiiX in collaboration with MXit. It was also an opportunity for JamiiX to test out its new Virtual Machines provided by our hosting partner ISLabs. The partnership with ISLabs really brought much better performance to the DAS service therefore …

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RLabs and MXit launches LIVE Drug Counselling Portal

RLabs and MXit launches LIVE Drug Counselling Portal

As the drug awareness week draws to a close, many people and families will still be facing the battle against addiction. Thanks to a partnership between MXit and RLabs offering youth access to 24 hour information via the Angel service and LIVE drug counselling via the Drug Advice Support initiative on JamiiX thousands of lives …

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JamiiX provide Virtual Support Centre for Drug Awareness Week

JamiiX provide Virtual Support Centre for Drug Awareness Week

The collaboration platform Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs) has created a live counselling portal, JamiiX, on mobile social network MXit called ‘Angel’. According to RLabs, the portal is for South African youth in need of substance abuse counselling, and is being released in conjunction with Drug Awareness Week (21 to 27 June). Currently Angel have over …

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Drug Advice Support Counselling via MXit

Drug Advice Support Counselling via MXit

This week is sustance abuse week and RLabs have partnered with MXit to bring a LIVE counselling support service to the 28,000 plus subscribers to our Angel Information Service. Today in our 3 hour service the following statistics were achieved with 8 counsellors: – Number of Conversations: 385 – Number of Messages: 2867 – Average …

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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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DAS on JamiiX

DAS on JamiiX

After an exciting week of preparing for the JamiiX launch we are now in the process of migating our mobile counselling services over to JamiiX (See Image: DAS counsellor practising on JamiiX). The first service to move over will be our 3 year old Drug Advice Support service boasting a current total of 15,000 subscribers …

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