Practical Insights on Economic Development for ICT4D Projects

Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Published on: Mar 11 2015 by Atul Adhikari - Comments Off on Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000
Looking for a way to change the ICT world? Join Inveneo’s newest competition: to design an ultra-efficient small-scale data center! Inveneo, in partnership with...
Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Dec 04 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Join us on TODAY at 12...
How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos

How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos

Published on: Nov 05 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos
In the course of a six-month, one-woman survey of public Internet access venues in Vientiane, I spent most of my time in Laos’s capital city in libraries and...
How Tech Can Turn a Community Into a Global Village

How Tech Can Turn a Community Into a Global Village

Published on: Oct 13 2014 by Craig Newmark - 1 Comment
Folks, I received a really good letter from the Organic Health Response‘s IT Coordinator, Brian Mattah. He wrote about his experience with technology on...
Top 4 Ways ICTs Can Help Defeat the Ebola Crisis

Top 4 Ways ICTs Can Help Defeat the Ebola Crisis

Published on: Oct 10 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is increasingly becoming an international crisis. Recently the World Health Organization counted 5,843 cases of Ebola patients...
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 - Comments Off on 4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative
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...
Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Published on: Aug 22 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Ooredoo and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women made a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to enable 30,000 women by 2016 to become entrepreneurs by selling...
mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect

mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect

Published on: Aug 06 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect
If you’re active on Twitter you’ve probably come across the hashtag #mWomen. mWomen is a new tagline referring to mobile tools and programs centered on the...
No Electricity Means No Internet: It’s Time to Bridge the Gap!

No Electricity Means No Internet: It’s Time to Bridge the Gap!

Published on: Aug 04 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Comments Off on No Electricity Means No Internet: It’s Time to Bridge the Gap!
“I came to Uganda to run the technical side of a mobile phone company. Instead, I was running the largest  diesel fuel distribution company in the country—in...