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The Web3 Ecosystem Playbook for Nonprofit Organizations

The Web3 Ecosystem Playbook for Nonprofit Organizations

Published on: May 11 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In this post, I intend to provide a high-level overview of Web3 and how it can benefit nonprofits and civil society; I will illustrate some criticisms and risks...
7 New Blockchain Initiatives Driving Financial Innovation Across Africa

7 New Blockchain Initiatives Driving Financial Innovation Across Africa

Published on: Apr 27 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The digital economy is booming across Africa with multiple fintech innovations using blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and Web3 to change the way Africans interact...
Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Published on: Feb 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions
The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardships and has had compounding impacts on many aspects of children’s lives. Many children who couldn’t access digital...
Apply Now: £60,000 for Decentralized Web3 Solutions in Aid Programing

Apply Now: £60,000 for Decentralized Web3 Solutions in Aid Programing

Published on: Feb 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The World Wide Web was originally conceived as an open protocol with value shared among decentralized systems and users. This Web 1.0 vision soon became Web 2.0...
What the Top 10 ICTworks Posts of 2021 Tell Us About Digital Development

What the Top 10 ICTworks Posts of 2021 Tell Us About Digital Development

Published on: Jan 06 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What the Top 10 ICTworks Posts of 2021 Tell Us About Digital Development
Wow! 2021 was a great year for ICTworks. We maintained 25,000 email subscribers all year by culling old emails as we welcomed new readers, resulting in an average...
Apply Now: $20,000 for African Blockchain Financial Solutions

Apply Now: $20,000 for African Blockchain Financial Solutions

Published on: Aug 02 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Access to financial services will play a critical role in economic growth and poverty reduction for the 1.2 billion people live on the African continent. The World...
The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

Published on: Feb 18 2021 by Nadia Andrada - 28 Comments
We are all familiar with the concept of reinventing the flat tire in digital development. That’s when we repackage a known failure as new innovation, usually...
How Will Nigerians Spend $451 Million Bitcoin Cryptocurrency in 2021?

How Will Nigerians Spend $451 Million Bitcoin Cryptocurrency in 2021?

Published on: Dec 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Paxful, a leading peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, reports that Nigeria is now has the world’s second largest Bitcoin trading volume. Nigerians have traded...
8 Digital Principle Issues with UNICEF’s Ethereum Cryptocurrency Donations

8 Digital Principle Issues with UNICEF’s Ethereum Cryptocurrency Donations

Published on: Oct 16 2019 by Nadia Andrada - 15 Comments
A popular (and troll-fueled) trope in Bitcoin Twitter culture is to respond to any stated challenge with, “Bitcoin fixes this!.” The years-long Ebola outbreak...
Can Bitcoin or Ethereum Cryptocurrency Fund Your Next ICT4D Project?

Can Bitcoin or Ethereum Cryptocurrency Fund Your Next ICT4D Project?

Published on: Sep 09 2019 by Guest Writer - 6 Comments
While cryptocurrency is starting to become a hot topic among some non-profits, it is estimated that only 1% of non-profits are currently accepting cryptocurrency...