Viamo, originally known as VOTO Mobile, was started in 2012 by a handful of Ghanaian and Canadian engineers in Kumasi at KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) to connect individuals and organizations using digital technology to make better decisions. 
Mission and Purpose
Viamo (formerly known as VOTO Mobile) is a Ghana-based tech startup and social enterprise whose mission is to facilitate the sharing of information between businesses, governments, and NGOs and to make it easier to gather public feedback using mobile technology to reach across distance, language, and literacy barriers.
Origins and Development
Beginning as VOTO Mobile, Viamo was launched in 2012 and has since been involved in numerous participatory initiatives including national polling, participatory budgeting, civic education and constituent mobilization. Currently, the platform is being used by over 200 organizations across 22 countries and reaches approximately 200,000 people. 
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
Specializations, Methods and Tools
Major Projects and EventsMajor Projects and Events
Viamo has been involved in two national polls and the "Mobile for Social Inclusive Governance" project.
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 “About Viamo,” Viamo, accessed May 1, 2019, http://viamo.io/about-viamo/.