Cameron Peake Cameron Peake, Social Innovations Program Officer Cameron Peake’s stories Quantifying impact: How data is changing the way we work What happens when the development world collides with Silicon Valley? New technologies allow us to collect data that refines our approach to solving even bigger global problems. Haiti: Demonstrating how mobile money is helping Haiti Congress learned something new about the power of cell phones last week – and not what you might think. Mercy Corps hosted an event on Capitol Hill to share with legislators how mobile technology can be a force for positive social change. Philippines: Forging ahead on the digital frontier In late February I attended the Mobile World Congress, the mobile telecommunication industry’s annual conference — a mass of more than 60,000 people from all over the world, descending upon one small corner of Barcelona to talk all things mobile. Haiti: Celebrating the launch of mobile money in Haiti Mercy Corps was recognized on Monday in a ceremony to announce the launch of T-cash, the Haitian mobile money service from telecom operator Voilà and Haitian bank Unibank. Philippines: Texting her way to a better business San Miguel is a bustling neighborhood in the center of Manila, home to many of the jeepney drivers and low-wage laborers that make up the city’s poor. Haiti: A meeting of leaders for recovery in Haiti Last week Mercy Corps hosted the Haitian Minister of Tourism, Patrick Delatour, in Washington, DC to spur thinking about how the government, private sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can work together to promote recovery in Haiti.