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The Challenges of Teaching Literacy Skills to Somali Refugees in Dadaab

The Challenges of Teaching Literacy Skills to Somali Refugees in Dadaab

Published on: Jan 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
In 2017, Dadaab Refugee Camp was the sixth biggest city in Kenya, with a population of 250,000. With peace returning to Somalia, organisations like the Norwegian...
New Evidence on What Educational Technology Works for Refugees and Displaced Populations – Your Weekend Long Reads

New Evidence on What Educational Technology Works for Refugees and Displaced Populations – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Apr 07 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on New Evidence on What Educational Technology Works for Refugees and Displaced Populations – Your Weekend Long Reads
There are over half a billion children living in countries affected by conflict and disasters, making them three times more likely to be out of school than children...
A Really Bad Blockchain Idea: Digital Identity Cards for Rohingya Refugees

A Really Bad Blockchain Idea: Digital Identity Cards for Rohingya Refugees

Published on: Jan 11 2018 by Wayan Vota - 34 Comments
The Rohingya Project claims to be a grassroots initiative that will empower Rohingya refugees with a blockchain-leveraged financial ecosystem tied to digital identity...
How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

Published on: Jun 02 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Accurate constituent identification is a fundamental building block for every intervention across healthcare, finance, education, and more. Yet, one billion people...
Where is Data Justice for the Next Billion Users in Digital Development?

Where is Data Justice for the Next Billion Users in Digital Development?

Published on: Apr 26 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Where is Data Justice for the Next Billion Users in Digital Development?
In 2017, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) revealed that 210 government websites had accidentally exposed the private information of more than...
Don’t Miss These Exciting Sessions! Register Now for GDDF 2022

Don’t Miss These Exciting Sessions! Register Now for GDDF 2022

Published on: Apr 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Please RSVP Now for the Global Digital Development Forum on May 4-5, 2022. Already over 1,300 of your peers have registered for this virtual ICT4D conference co-organized...
Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Published on: Mar 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Half of the world’s population lacks access to essential health services such as family planning and immunizations, just one example of the unfair yet avoidable...
7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

Published on: Mar 10 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries
Efforts to establish or improve national identification systems in Africa have coincided with the increasing deployment of mobile technology. This has led to the...
5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector

5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector

Published on: Feb 17 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector
While simplified stories of success from the private sector are often unhelpful for humanitarian innovators, there are things that we can learn from entrepreneurial...
4 Things Humanitarian Innovators Need to Unlearn From the Private Sector

4 Things Humanitarian Innovators Need to Unlearn From the Private Sector

Published on: Feb 16 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
As most of us in the humanitarian sector would recognise, the idea that NGO leaders are less savvy than their private sector counterparts does not ring true....