ZMQ is a Technology for Development Social Enterprise established in the year 1998. The organization was founded by Hilmi Quraishi, Ashoka fellow, and Subhi Quraishi with a mission to use technology – ICTs and Mobile Telephone to bridge the digital-divide by building system change solutions for the communities and unmet needs.
ZMQ specializes in developing solutions in the areas of public health, education, skills development & training, enterprise development & livelihood generation, environment, disaster management and agriculture. The core competencies of the company are developing eLearning, Gaming, Edutainment, Knowledge Management, Human Performance solutions; and customized applications & software.
ZMQ has capability to develop solutions on wide variety of technologies from Internet, Intranet, Stand-alone to Hand-held & Mobile Devices. ZMQ provides effective and affordable solutions to Governments, Development Agencies, International Organizations, NGOs, Research Institutes and socially conscious Corporate. The organization is also focused on developing social ICT products for new markets of the world at the Bottom-of-the-Pyramid (BOP) by successfully reaching out to grass-root, under-privileged, and marginalized communities; based on viable and self-sustaining business models in support of the social cause.