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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 - Leave a Comment
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...
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As a venture capital firm, Savannah Fund is interested in the differing variables that can affect entrepreneurs in the countries of startups we have or will invest...
4 Reasons Why MTN’s $235,000 Internet Bus is Reinventing a Flat ICT4D Tire

4 Reasons Why MTN’s $235,000 Internet Bus is Reinventing a Flat ICT4D Tire

Published on: Jun 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
TechMoran reports that MTN Uganda has spent $235,000(!) on an “Internet bus,” a mobile telecentre where a computer lab is installed in a bus to be driven...
Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Published on: Aug 16 2013 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
Recently, 600 exceptional youth activists from 80 countries arrived to New York City for a UN Takeover, where they called for urgent action by member states...
4 Learnings About Access to Information in Uganda

4 Learnings About Access to Information in Uganda

Published on: Jun 14 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Beyond Access recently visited Uganda to learn more about local development priorities, how people are accessing information, and libraries. It was a fascinating...
5 Examples of Sustainable Public Internet Access Programs

5 Examples of Sustainable Public Internet Access Programs

Published on: May 22 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
Public libraries exist in nearly every country and culture as institutions committed to facilitating access to information. With the right policies and support,...
The Problems with UNICEF Software Developer Hiring Practicies in Uganda

The Problems with UNICEF Software Developer Hiring Practicies in Uganda

Published on: Oct 08 2012 by David McCann - 8 Comments
I am David McCann and I’d like to tell you that UNICEF Uganda is hiring. If this job description seems dauntingly ambitious, that’s because it is....
An Empty Gift? Free Wikipedia Access for Orange Kenya and Uganda Subscribers

An Empty Gift? Free Wikipedia Access for Orange Kenya and Uganda Subscribers

Published on: Aug 31 2012 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Now any subscriber with an Orange Kenya or Orange Uganda SIM will be able to access Wikipedia through their mobile phone browser without data charges, according...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 11 – 24, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 11 – 24, 2012

Published on: Apr 24 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off
Happy International Girls in ICT Day! Two years ago the ITU passed a resolution to implement Girls in ICT Day on the fourth Tuesday of every April. Girls...
A Ugandan mHealth Moratorium Is a Good Thing

A Ugandan mHealth Moratorium Is a Good Thing

Published on: Feb 22 2012 by David McCann - 27 Comments
I am David McCann and when I first arrived in Uganda, I used to describe it as “the perfect storm” for aid in general, and M4D in particular. The country...