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Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Published on: Feb 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Open source software projects in the humanitarian aid sector often need programming, technical writing, and graphic design skills to produce high-quality solutions....
Apply Now: $100,000 Grant Funding for Open Source Software Projects

Apply Now: $100,000 Grant Funding for Open Source Software Projects

Published on: Mar 25 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100,000 Grant Funding for Open Source Software Projects
Expensive mainstream software from advanced markets isn’t appropriate for many specialized contexts in international development. Open Source software has...
How Can Open Source Software be Sustainable in International Development?

How Can Open Source Software be Sustainable in International Development?

Published on: Feb 11 2016 by Wayan Vota - 47 Comments
Recently Chris Fabian made the very interesting declaration. Since the UN’s charter is to produce public goods, he says “we do everything Open Source and Public...
Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

Published on: Jun 08 2011 by Anahi Ayala Iacucci - 5 Comments
In May 2010 the Ushahidi blog posted an awesome post fromChris Blow which was highlighting the importance of working through a Ushahidi project by thinking that...