Practical Insights on Digital Literacy

Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development

Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development

Published on: Jun 09 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development
The tech world is abuzz about the possibilities that Web3 and the metaverse can offer. Yet, approximately 2.2 billion people living with visual impairments stand...
Introducing USAID Digital Literacy Primer for Development Programs

Introducing USAID Digital Literacy Primer for Development Programs

Published on: May 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Countries around the world are experiencing unprecedented digital transformation. As a result, previously disconnected communities are coming online and increasing...
5 Reasons Digital Financial Services Need Accessible Grievance Redress Mechanisms

5 Reasons Digital Financial Services Need Accessible Grievance Redress Mechanisms

Published on: Nov 11 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
India has been innovating in digital financial services with a view to reaching its most marginalised people easily. For instance, social welfare amounts get transferred...
Apply Now: €1,500,000 for Your Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: €1,500,000 for Your Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Jul 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The unprecedented Covid-19 crisis has greatly affected the education sector, with more than a billion young people in a lockdown and distance education expanding...
3 Ways to Make Digital Health Services Work for Everyone

3 Ways to Make Digital Health Services Work for Everyone

Published on: Jun 17 2021 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
The acceleration of digital health services during the pandemic has been accompanied by growing concerns about the ‘digital divide’ in global healthcare. The...
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...
My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future

My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future

Published on: May 27 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future
I want to connect underprivileged schoolgirls with role models to advance career exposure, entrepreneurship, and life skills development in Science, Technology,...
Six Ways Technology Solutions Can Help End Gender-Based Violence

Six Ways Technology Solutions Can Help End Gender-Based Violence

Published on: Mar 31 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
COVID-19 and related containment measures have triggered a shadow pandemic of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). This global scourge threatens the safety and well-being...
The Surprising Challenge to Remote Training Success in DRC

The Surprising Challenge to Remote Training Success in DRC

Published on: Mar 03 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
When Pierre Akilimali was asked to hold a remote training for his Kinshasa- and Kongo Central-based resident enumerators in April 2020, he was rightly skeptical....
How to Responsibly Invest in Digital Development During COVID-19 Response

How to Responsibly Invest in Digital Development During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Sep 30 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Responsibly Invest in Digital Development During COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 has shifted the world to increasingly rely on digital technology to survive; children are using online platforms to learn, people are using digital payment...