Practical Insights on Opportunity for ICT4D Projects

What is the Future of ICT4D in Cuba?

What is the Future of ICT4D in Cuba?

Published on: Mar 20 2015 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The US Government has a mixed record in using technology to help the Cuban people improve their lives. Most of its attempts ended in failure, some painful for everyone...
On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

Published on: Jan 30 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!
If you’re looking to join the ICT4D field (or want to find a new job in ICT), be sure to sign up for the ICT4D Job Opportunities mailing list, run by ICTworks’...
Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Published on: Nov 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants
Currently 10% of the world’s population does not have access to ‘improved’ water resources, nearly 20% are without access to energy, and almost 35% lack access...
4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

Published on: Nov 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020
According to new data released by GSMA Intelligence, 3.8 billion people or half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the Internet...
Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Published on: Oct 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award
Do you have a mobile service, product, app, or add-on that is being used to address a development challenge in Asia? Do you want the opportunity to promote your...
Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Published on: Oct 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously
Five million mobile value-added service subscribers in three months. 25,000 hours of user engagement daily.  All in remote villages in Bihar, one of the most marginalized...
Get Your Dream ICT4D Job

Get Your Dream ICT4D Job

Published on: Oct 06 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Get Your Dream ICT4D Job
Are you looking to join the ICT4D field? Or finding another exciting job in ICT that would take you overseas? Here are a few job openings to consider, and be sure...
Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Published on: Aug 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
thinkRwanda is a new mobile application incubator in Kigali, founded by Tigo Rwanda. It is now accepting applications for a first round of start-ups, who will get...
ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

Published on: Jul 18 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Comments Off on ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT
Destruction, disaster, and drones. ICTs have been helping communities recover from natural disasters for many years, but how effective are they?  What can we...
New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Jul 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators
Partnerships are vital to achieving scale, sustainability and success in the M4D sector. A 2014 GSMA Mobile for Development Impact survey of representatives from...