How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

Published on: Aug 25 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Around the world, artificial intelligence is automating functions and making new services possible with breakthroughs in cheap computing power, cloud computing services, growth in big data and advancements in machine learning...
New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

Published on: Nov 25 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems
Countries are faced with increasing demands for quality health data. Data of increasing scope and complexity are required for monitoring progress towards national and subnational priorities, global and regional health targets,...
Apply Now: $250,000 Cisco Youth Leadership Award for Tech Innovation

Apply Now: $250,000 Cisco Youth Leadership Award for Tech Innovation

Published on: Sep 01 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Around the world, countless people face daily inequalities. There’s no country in the world where girls and women have equal opportunities to boys and men. The world’s poorest people suffer most from the climate...
Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Published on: Jul 22 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
About 100 million people are still being pushed into “extreme poverty” (living on $ 1.90 or less a day) because they have to pay for healthcare. Over 800 million people (almost 12 percent of the world’s population)...
Creating Digital Identity Options for an Analog World

Creating Digital Identity Options for an Analog World

Published on: Oct 25 2018 by Guest Writer - 8 Comments
Around the world 250 million children under five didn’t have their birth registered, yet not having something as straightforward as a birth certificate can have serious consequences. In Sub-Saharan Africa alone over...
The Mobile Money Revolution in International Remittances

The Mobile Money Revolution in International Remittances

Published on: Aug 27 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
For those living in poverty or in fragile countries, remittances are a lifeline that far surpasses international aid as a source of income. If properly harnessed, the proliferation of mobile technology can help strengthen...
Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Published on: Jul 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Are you working on a digital development solution to support the Sustainable Development Goals in one of the 14 partner countries of the Belgian bilateral cooperation? Is your solution focused on improving living conditions...
Introducing the Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

Introducing the Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

Published on: Jan 29 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries who lack proof of identity may be denied access to rights and services – they may be unable to open a bank account, attend school, collect benefits such as social...
Apply Now for $312,000 in ICT4D Grants for Africa and Asia

Apply Now for $312,000 in ICT4D Grants for Africa and Asia

Published on: Aug 22 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Finding seed funding to launch ICT4D projects isn’t easy, and we’d like to help! Here’s three grant opportunities and one award program that can bring new resources to your programs. Be sure to sign up...