Introducing USAID Digital Literacy Primer for Development Programs

Introducing USAID Digital Literacy Primer for Development Programs

Published on: May 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Countries around the world are experiencing unprecedented digital transformation. As a result, previously disconnected communities are coming online and increasing their reliance on new technologies and skills. However,...
Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Initiative

Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Initiative

Published on: May 23 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Many nonprofit ICT4Edu organizations in developing countries need training, technology, and funding to successfully integrate blended learning programs or move to fully-online instruction. Teacher training, classroom pedagogy,...
How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

Published on: May 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
  Internet penetration generates opportunities that can improve people’s well‐being. However, the existence of digital gaps can lead to a scenario where only a few benefits from these opportunities. The generational...
Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development

Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development

Published on: May 18 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Calls for more inclusive development activity, aligned with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an increasingly complex set of development actors spur the data revolution and a demand for better, more targeted...
Apply Now: 2022 USAID Digital Development Awards – The Digis!

Apply Now: 2022 USAID Digital Development Awards – The Digis!

Published on: May 16 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital ecosystems are the stakeholders, systems, and enabling environment that together empower people and communities to use digital technology to access services, engage with each other, or pursue economic opportunities....
3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The United States leads the world in EHR adoption. As of 2019,...
The Web3 Ecosystem Playbook for Nonprofit Organizations

The Web3 Ecosystem Playbook for Nonprofit Organizations

Published on: May 11 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In this post, I intend to provide a high-level overview of Web3 and how it can benefit nonprofits and civil society; I will illustrate some criticisms and risks to be aware of. Finally, I’ll share an action plan for nonprofit...
Apply Now! $100,000 UNDP Grant Funding to Scale Your Digital Solution

Apply Now! $100,000 UNDP Grant Funding to Scale Your Digital Solution

Published on: May 09 2022 by Wayan Vota - 28 Comments
UNDP created the Chief Digital Office in 2019 and observed hundreds of digital projects and challenges faced by UNDP, governments, and partners. From this experience, the CDO found three key challenges: Governments and...
What About Web3 for Digital Development? GDDF Continues Today!

What About Web3 for Digital Development? GDDF Continues Today!

Published on: May 05 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and Web3 innovations are enabling new products and services across the developing world. For example, the African crypto market increased by 1,200% between July 2020 and June 2021 led by high...