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1.5 Billion Reasons You Need A WhatsApp Business Strategy for Your Programs

1.5 Billion Reasons You Need A WhatsApp Business Strategy for Your Programs

Published on: Feb 21 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Facebook recently announced that WhatsApp has more than 1.5 billion monthly active users – 20% of the world’s population! – sending more than...
How Role Play Changed Our User Testing Methodology for Mobile Applications

How Role Play Changed Our User Testing Methodology for Mobile Applications

Published on: Feb 12 2018 by Praekelt Org - 1 Comment
I remember role-playing when I was young. I often pretended to be in the doctor’s consultation room where my friend would use a toy stethoscope to diagnose...
6 Recommendations for Supporting Women and Girls’ Power, Voice and Influence Through Digital ICTs

6 Recommendations for Supporting Women and Girls’ Power, Voice and Influence Through Digital ICTs

Published on: Apr 25 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Recommendations for Supporting Women and Girls’ Power, Voice and Influence Through Digital ICTs
What does the empirical evidence tell us about the types of interventions most likely to enable women and girls to use digital ICTs in ways that increase their...
Community Organising Technology Lessons Learned From South Africa

Community Organising Technology Lessons Learned From South Africa

Published on: Jan 05 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Community Organising Technology Lessons Learned From South Africa
South Africa has a strong history of community organising and activism. Dense, ground-up organizing helped defeat Apartheid, then atrophied after the transition...
The Tension Between Speed and Scale in Successful Social Innovations

The Tension Between Speed and Scale in Successful Social Innovations

Published on: Feb 19 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At the invitation of FHI360 and Cisco, the Red Cross recently presented early insights from our experience introducing fire-detecting sensors across two informal...
Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Published on: Feb 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?
RSVP Now: Thursday, February 13 – Johannesburg, South Africa Millions of people in rural communities depend upon Community Health Workers for health care....
5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

Published on: Jan 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices
The mobile Internet is growing at an unprecedented rate. It is expected to be a matter of time before mobile Internet use eclipses desktop use. What does this trend...
Register Now for ICTD 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Register Now for ICTD 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Published on: Oct 28 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Register Now for ICTD 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa
The continued growth of the ICT4D field and surrounding community has led to many participants organising and coordinating their efforts in order to learn and...
Surprise! Free Public Internet Access Venues Do Not Compete with Mobile Phones for Users

Surprise! Free Public Internet Access Venues Do Not Compete with Mobile Phones for Users

Published on: Dec 21 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Surprise! Free Public Internet Access Venues Do Not Compete with Mobile Phones for Users
The Public Access, Private Mobile report studied the interplay of shared access and the mobile Internet for teenagers in Cape Town. It covered a large amount of...
Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Published on: Dec 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program
Harnessing the power of business, technology and innovation, TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in technology sectors from the Middle East and Africa together...