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Reading on Mobile Phones? mLiteracy Opportunities and Challenges

Reading on Mobile Phones? mLiteracy Opportunities and Challenges

Published on: Apr 06 2015 by Steve Vosloo - 4 Comments
Recently, the Goethe Institute of Johannesburg hosted an mLiteracy Networking Meeting to examine the opportunities and challenges for mobiles to increase literacy...
The Technology Helping Cambodia’s Disconnected and Hardest to Reach

The Technology Helping Cambodia’s Disconnected and Hardest to Reach

Published on: Feb 16 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In a nation of about 15 million people, Cambodia has over 19 million mobile phone subscribers. In addition, there are only about 3.8 million Internet users. A 2014...
The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

Published on: Oct 29 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
There is a simple solution that is useful throughout the project cycle, takes 10 minutes to set up, is used by millions of organizations worldwide but seldom used...
3 M4D Case Studies from GSMA Mobile for Development Impact

3 M4D Case Studies from GSMA Mobile for Development Impact

Published on: Oct 20 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
We so often hear that people want more case studies of M4D services that, have scaled to reach wider audiences, or are showcasing new innovative approaches. GSMA’s...
KYC: The Secret to Successful Negotiations with Mobile Network Operators

KYC: The Secret to Successful Negotiations with Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Oct 08 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
NGOs and social service organizations are increasingly turning to mobile technology as a tool for designing and delivering services to the poor, whether in health,...
The Future of Myanmar is Mobile

The Future of Myanmar is Mobile

Published on: Sep 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Today, Myanmar has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – yet technology restrictions are ending, three mobile operators...
mEducation First Step in Myanmar: Paving Cow Paths

mEducation First Step in Myanmar: Paving Cow Paths

Published on: Sep 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
In the technology world, “paving cow paths” means automating a business process as it exists in the analog world, without analyzing whether or not that...
Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Published on: Aug 25 2014 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
Recently, Elvis Mushi of Twaweza, shared with me interesting mobile phone survey results from his Sauti za Wananchi program. I find them remarkable in two ways....
Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Published on: Aug 22 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Ooredoo and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women made a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to enable 30,000 women by 2016 to become entrepreneurs by selling...
Myanmar Will Be the First Smartphone Only Country

Myanmar Will Be the First Smartphone Only Country

Published on: Aug 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
Today, Myanmar has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – with only the urban elite owning smartphones, and mobile...