Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Published on: Oct 31 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The global economy is defined by an extreme lack of transparency and accountability for practices that damage the environment and communities and precarious inequality that is rampant. Monetary fundamentals exacerbate all...
Ethical Considerations When Using Call Detail Records for Better Targeting

Ethical Considerations When Using Call Detail Records for Better Targeting

Published on: Jun 09 2021 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Ethical Considerations When Using Call Detail Records for Better Targeting
While countries adopted various COVID-19 response approaches, the need for short- and long-term Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) quickly became clear at an unprecedented scale for previous cash and social protection beneficiaries...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Sep 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The novel coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for innovative and scalable COVID-19 Digital Response solutions in education. Sign Up Now to get more...
Apply Now: $500,000 in Cash Grants for Your Internet Projects in Africa, Asia, Americas

Apply Now: $500,000 in Cash Grants for Your Internet Projects in Africa, Asia, Americas

Published on: May 06 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $500,000 in Cash Grants for Your Internet Projects in Africa, Asia, Americas
There are five Regional Internet Registries that manage allocation and registration of Internet number resources within their respective regions of the world. The Registries, in turn, follow their regional policies to delegate...
Apply Now: $5 Million in Cash Grants for ICT4D Hardware Purchases

Apply Now: $5 Million in Cash Grants for ICT4D Hardware Purchases

Published on: Jan 18 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $5 Million in Cash Grants for ICT4D Hardware Purchases
Guess what kids, there is a Hardware Santa Claus! Nethope has just announced its 2017 Device Challenge – $5 million dollars in cash grants for technology hardware funding for your programs. Apply by January 27th. The...
Do You Provide Technical Assistance? Then You Just Got Competition: Mobile Money

Do You Provide Technical Assistance? Then You Just Got Competition: Mobile Money

Published on: Dec 16 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In reading the GiveDirectly study on cash transfers, Chris Blattman’s analysis, and the background research on both mobile money and cash transfers, I’ve come to agree with a point that Chris made in a Technology...
Women Gain When You Give Poor People Cash via Mobile Money

Women Gain When You Give Poor People Cash via Mobile Money

Published on: Dec 11 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Women Gain When You Give Poor People Cash via Mobile Money
That’s the basic question asked by GiveDirectly in their overall business model to give unconditional cash transfers to poor Kenyans via M-Pesa. Based on a large evidence base, they believed it would have a net positive...
7 Considerations for Mobile Money Cash Grants to Change Development

7 Considerations for Mobile Money Cash Grants to Change Development

Published on: Dec 02 2013 by Maria Andersen - 1 Comment
Let us start with the classic (borderline cliché) development proverb: if you give a man a fish, he eats for a day, but if he is taught how to fish, he will eat for a lifetime. It was this analogy that got conversation...