We enjoy building long-term relationships with the organizations we work with. Sometimes, they end up taking the shape of a partnership.

With 161,602 hours, during 21 years


We stay flexible to better fit your project’s needs InSTEDD (Innovative Support to Emergencies, Diseases and Disasters) is a non profit organization founded in 2006 by the renowned Dr. Larry Brilliant, and later funded by The organization contributes to improving quality of life for people all over the world, by identifying potential improvements in information flows and efficacy of intersectoral collaboration. InSTEDD addresses life-threatening gaps in communication and knowledge sharing in the pursuit of improved health, livelihood and security. Their work enables a connection between those in need, and those who can provide much needed resources.

Manas started collaborating with InSTEDD in 2007, and has not stopped ever since. As their technology partner we’ve shipped over 50 projects with them, including an SMS vouchers platform, an open source tool to create and run applications that interact via phone calls, an initiative to use diagnostic data to improve healthcare delivery, outbreak detection and response, and health systems management, and many others. Nicolás di Tada’s recent appointment as InSTEDD’s CTO reaffirms the organizations’ shared history.

With InSTEDD bringing the international humanitarian and development sector know-how, and Manas.Tech contributing the design and software expertise, the partnership has seen both organizations building on mutual strengths.

InSTEDD’s iLab Latin America

The iLab Latin America, InSTEDD’s second iLab, was founded in 2011 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a joint effort by InSTEDD and Manas. The team helps NGOs, governments, social entrepreneurs, and other organizations in the region design and use collaboration technology tools to deliver critical services to vulnerable populations, while building and optimizing their technological capacities to support their humanitarian work.

See all our projects with InSTEDD


DMO is a global design and innovation company, dedicated to connecting design with business. They work hand in hand with their clients to co-create and design innovative products, services and experiences that truly reflect a deep understanding of the end users needs and wants. They have been doing this for over 17 years, for customers all over the world, delivering over 500 projects with outputs and outcomes in every continent.

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