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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...
Two Questions on the Sustainability of Grameen’s Android App for Farmers

Two Questions on the Sustainability of Grameen’s Android App for Farmers

Published on: Sep 14 2011 by Tyrone Hall - 6 Comments
The Grameen Foundation Center launched a comprehensive Android phone-based project for Ugandan farmers recently, that could significantly improve farming processes,...
Killing the Question Box Hardware to Save the Open Mind Mission

Killing the Question Box Hardware to Save the Open Mind Mission

Published on: Aug 24 2011 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; By 2007, the Internet had radically changed the social and economic landscape in the developed world. However,...
ICTworks Interview with Stefan Bock on HCI initiatives at BOSCO Uganda

ICTworks Interview with Stefan Bock on HCI initiatives at BOSCO Uganda

Published on: Jun 24 2011 by Kelechi Edozie-Anyadiegwu - 3 Comments
1) Can you give a little background to the BOSCO Uganda Project and your role in the project? How did you become interested in working in the HCI field. BOSCO...