Practical Insights on M4D

Want to Scale ICT4D Projects? Stop Developing Software!

Want to Scale ICT4D Projects? Stop Developing Software!

Published on: Mar 29 2013 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently Priya Jaisinghani, Teressa Trusty, and I brought together a few folks to have an informal Technology Salon around the pertinent question of how can the...
How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?

How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?

Published on: Sep 05 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?
This week the mEducation Alliance* will host its second symposium, bringing together institutions and organizations that are interested in and/or supporting...
The Mobile Learning Toolkit for ICT4D Trainers

The Mobile Learning Toolkit for ICT4D Trainers

Published on: Jul 27 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Mobile Learning Toolkit for ICT4D Trainers
The Mobile Learning Toolkit is the result of research into mobile phone use and user needs within the African context, however it has been developed for use in...
What are your favorite M4D interventions? Tell us so they can get funded!

What are your favorite M4D interventions? Tell us so they can get funded!

Published on: Mar 28 2012 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
Recently, I had an interesting conversation with a major retailer of technology in the USA. It is looking to grow its corporate social responsibility to focus on...
Avoiding the Digital Divide Hype in Using Mobile Phones for Development

Avoiding the Digital Divide Hype in Using Mobile Phones for Development

Published on: Dec 23 2011 by Lindsay Poirier - 3 Comments
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; To all of you digital divide warriors out there – nice work. With over 483 million mobile phone subscriptions...
Where are the Mobile Operators in Mobiles for Development Projects?

Where are the Mobile Operators in Mobiles for Development Projects?

Published on: Nov 09 2011 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Steve Song recently wrote a great post on 3 reasons why M4D may be bad for Development where he says that: Mobile operators have entrenched themselves with development...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Nov 9 – 23, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Nov 9 – 23, 2010

Published on: Nov 23 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Nov 9 – 23, 2010
Welcome to the ICTworks bi-weekly ICT4D Retrospective, where we condense the last two weeks of news into a succinct list of links for your perusal. If you want your...
M4D Overview: an Introduction to Mobile Phones for Development

M4D Overview: an Introduction to Mobile Phones for Development

Published on: Oct 29 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); The “M4D Overview 1.0: the 2009 Introduction to Mobile for Development” report...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 15-28, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 15-28, 2010

Published on: Sep 28 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 15-28, 2010
Welcome to the ICTworks bi-weekly ICT4D Retrospective, where we condense the last two weeks of news into a succinct list of links for your perusal. If you...
#m4D – The Official Twitter Hashtag for Using Mobile Phones for Development

#m4D – The Official Twitter Hashtag for Using Mobile Phones for Development

Published on: Sep 24 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on #m4D – The Official Twitter Hashtag for Using Mobile Phones for Development
On the Twitter social network, people use hashtags, the “#” symbol followed by letters and numbers or a word to signify a Tweet in relation to a specific...