Practical Insights on Digital Inclusion

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...
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: $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: $285,000 in Grant Funding for Digital Inclusion Solutions

Apply Now: $285,000 in Grant Funding for Digital Inclusion Solutions

Published on: Jun 06 2021 by Wayan Vota - 33 Comments
The pandemic has exacerbated the need to be connected in order to access jobs, training, and markets. However, the digital economy excludes over half of the world’s...
How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming in International Development

How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming in International Development

Published on: Nov 18 2020 by Josh Woodard - 1 Comment
The coronavirus pandemic is creating rapid and dramatic shifts in the global economy and how business is transacted. This disruption is fueling fast-paced innovation...
How to Develop Work-Ready Digital Skills in African Youth?

How to Develop Work-Ready Digital Skills in African Youth?

Published on: Nov 05 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Although Kevin has a master’s degree in science and had been teaching ICT to secondary school students in Kenya for over 25 years, he scored just 61% on a digital...
3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

Published on: Oct 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Digital identity as a tool of governance promises the inclusion of the marginalised and undocumented populations. There are major efforts globally under programs...
Are You Deploying Technologies of Disempowerment?

Are You Deploying Technologies of Disempowerment?

Published on: Aug 27 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Are You Deploying Technologies of Disempowerment?
As noted in Technologies of Disempowerment, several technological systems for welfare delivery and social security in India have ended up disempowering many people,...
Apply Now! $255,000 Grant Funding for Internet Access, Security and Data

Apply Now! $255,000 Grant Funding for Internet Access, Security and Data

Published on: May 11 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Internet access is a fundamental aspect for the full exercise of our human rights, according to the United Nations. The Internet enables greater access to information...
Apply Now: £2.5 million for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

Apply Now: £2.5 million for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

Published on: May 04 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Mobile networks have become the primary way of accessing the internet in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), driving economic growth, enabling access to life-enhancing...