Data Collection Best Practice

Extensive 50+ pages report on use of mobile data collection

You can now access a complete and extensive report on the use of mobile data collection in one of the leading international NGOs, Plan International.

It records the lessons learned from adoption and implemenation and documents the benefits and challenges of transition from paper-based to digital action processes.


Poimapper has been used in varied contexts, countries and programme environments within Plan to collect data to monitor project activities and impact; map needs and services, including in emergency settings; monitor services and support government decision-making and inform and monitor Plan’s work.

There has been a range of outcomes of the change to digital data collection. Benefits include access to more timely data for programme staff; greater accuracy and reliability; cost and time efficiencies; a reported increase in skills and capacities for Plan staff; and an increased ability to present and share data.

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