Practical Insights on Grand Challenge for Development

Pop Quiz: What Does It Really Cost to Run an ICT for Education Program?

Pop Quiz: What Does It Really Cost to Run an ICT for Education Program?

Published on: Sep 13 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Pop Quiz: What Does It Really Cost to Run an ICT for Education Program?
As part of USAID’s Education Strategy and its goal of improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades, USAID mission staff wanted to know...
Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Published on: Mar 28 2018 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We are excited to bring you five different grant funding opportunities to support your technology for development projects in disaster response, Internet connectivity,...
Breaking News! USAID Grand Challenge for Development with Facebook

Breaking News! USAID Grand Challenge for Development with Facebook

Published on: Apr 01 2015 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
After extensive analysis, USAID has determined that poor people in the country of Africa suffer from a lack of things. According to the World Bank, 414 million...
How New Technologies Can Make Every Voice Count in Government Activities

How New Technologies Can Make Every Voice Count in Government Activities

Published on: Jul 16 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Ten years ago, leveraging information and communication technology for development was all about getting people an email address. Today, there is an explosion in...
Can Your Tech Idea Change the World? Submit it to the USAID / Humanity United Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

Can Your Tech Idea Change the World? Submit it to the USAID / Humanity United Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

Published on: Mar 22 2013 by Michael Kleinman - 3 Comments
On April 23rd, 2012, President Obama declared: “Preventing mass atrocities and genocide is a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility of...
Four Challenges with USAID’s Grand Challenges for Development

Four Challenges with USAID’s Grand Challenges for Development

Published on: Dec 14 2011 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
. USAID recently launched its second Grand Challenge for Development, All Children Reading, that follows on the earlier Saving Lives at Birth. Both of these endeavors...
USAID Request for Proposals: All Children Reading Grand Challenge for Development

USAID Request for Proposals: All Children Reading Grand Challenge for Development

Published on: Nov 18 2011 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and World Vision (collectively referred...
Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

Published on: Apr 06 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development
Every two minutes, a woman dies in childbirth – 150,000 maternal deaths, 1.6 million neonatal deaths, and 1.2 million stillbirths occur each year. And in...