Practical Insights on Connectivity for ICT4D Projects

Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Around 15 per cent of the world’s population, or an estimated one billion people are persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are at a disadvantage...
4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

Published on: Jul 08 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Over the past two decades, journalists and activists have become dependent on the internet and digital platforms for communications, organisation, and the amplification...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities....
Apply Now: $70,000 Seed Funding for Your Internet Access Ideas

Apply Now: $70,000 Seed Funding for Your Internet Access Ideas

Published on: Jul 05 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly exacerbated the already profound implications of having 3.7 billion unconnected people across the globe. Unconnected populations...
Apply Now: $1.7 Million in Grants for Internet Infrastructure and Inclusion

Apply Now: $1.7 Million in Grants for Internet Infrastructure and Inclusion

Published on: Jun 28 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The challenges of improving Internet growth are multi faceted and interrelated, particularly in developing countries. They include technical skills and knowledge,...
Apply Now: $1,150,000 USAID Grant Funding for Digital Economy Solutions

Apply Now: $1,150,000 USAID Grant Funding for Digital Economy Solutions

Published on: Jun 14 2021 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
To improve the lives of millions of low income and vulnerable people throughout the world, we need to support the development of open, inclusive, and secure digital...
Apply Now: $550,000 Internet Access Grants in Latin America and Caribbean

Apply Now: $550,000 Internet Access Grants in Latin America and Caribbean

Published on: May 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
According to the United Nations, access to the Internet has become a fundamental aspect for the full exercise of our human rights. Internet access gives us information...
5 Mobile Technology Trends in Humanitarian Relief Activities

5 Mobile Technology Trends in Humanitarian Relief Activities

Published on: May 12 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
2020 was a year like no other. COVID-19 digital response heightened the global need for humanitarian assistance by exacerbating existing crises and creating new...
Status of Government Policy Progress on Internet Connectivity Prices

Status of Government Policy Progress on Internet Connectivity Prices

Published on: Jan 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
COVID-19 digital response has laid bare the scale and consequences of the digital divide and underlined the urgent need to find solutions to digital inequality. Governments...
Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Published on: Dec 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Internet shutdowns are one of the most extreme and draconian censorship tactics that a government can use to control civil discourse. Internet access shutdowns...