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Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?

Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?

Published on: Jun 02 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
 Lusaka Salon – June 11th – RSVP Now Micro-sized loans, often with macro-sized interest rates, were the craze back in the go-go ’90s, and fueled...
4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

Published on: Sep 01 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative
Social norms and stigmas often lead to men owning mobile phones more often than women in many parts of the developing world. Sometimes when a woman does happen to...
mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect

mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect

Published on: Aug 06 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect
If you’re active on Twitter you’ve probably come across the hashtag #mWomen. mWomen is a new tagline referring to mobile tools and programs centered on the...
Tools of the Mobile-Enabled Disaster Responder

Tools of the Mobile-Enabled Disaster Responder

Published on: Nov 27 2013 by Aaron Mason - 1 Comment
Responding after a natural disaster is one of the most challenging environments an ICT professional can find themselves in. Extreme weather, challenging logistics...
Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Published on: Jun 26 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium
3rd Annual Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance International Symposium: 2013- Commit Fair for Project Scaling October 15-16, 2013 Washington, DC Session...
8 Technology Lessons of Hurricane Sandy

8 Technology Lessons of Hurricane Sandy

Published on: May 15 2013 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off on 8 Technology Lessons of Hurricane Sandy
Interested in joining the conversation? The next Technology Salon West is on May 28. Learn more and RSVP today. The aftermath Hurricane Sandy saw massive response...
Can Crowdsourcing Stop the Zambian Army Worm Invasion?

Can Crowdsourcing Stop the Zambian Army Worm Invasion?

Published on: Feb 04 2013 by Aaron Mason - 1 Comment
The Zambian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock recently announced that they are experiencing an outbreak of maize-eating army worms in some parts of the country....
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

Published on: Feb 28 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012
High Tech Innovation in Africa: My last couple of “bi-weekly links” posts have featured African innovation and hardware creation. It’s been noted...
What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?

What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?

Published on: Oct 26 2011 by Jeffrey Swindle - Comments Off on What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?
Recently leaders from the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and Vodafone Foundation gathered at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington,...
ICTworks Profile of Esoko: Bringing the Market to Africa’s Fingertips

ICTworks Profile of Esoko: Bringing the Market to Africa’s Fingertips

Published on: Oct 04 2011 by Tsega Belachew - 1 Comment
It was a normal day by Accra standards. I walked out of the house ready to make my way to the center of town for an interview with a homegrown tech company; Esoko....