Digital Inclusion A Priority In Namibia

TechImpact

As discussed in a recent report from Jim Lynch at Techsoup, the NGO MyDigitalBridge just recently started its work in the mostly rural nation of Namibia. … Continued The post Digital Inclusion A Priority In Namibia appeared first on Tech Impact. The crusade for digital inclusion, an undertaking still well underway here in the United States and throughout the developed world, is also alive well in rural regions of Africa.

How Digital Inclusion Is Done in Africa

Tech Soup Blog

I've just returned from organizing an electronics recycling conference in Cape Town, South Africa, where I met Dr. Hylton Villet, the chairman of MyDigitalBridge in Namibia. Namibia is a medium-sized country that borders South Africa.

Give a shirt: Changing slacktivists into activists

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Cooper Nelson , Marketing Manager. DNA on a SHIRT. Supporting a cause is now easier than ever. Forget throwing on overalls and a pair of gloves to pick up trash or dig through rubble. Never mind laboring in the heat to plant trees or paint houses.

Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup Blog

The Namib Desert in Namibia (has the highest sand dunes on earth). What would motivate you to run 150 miles across hottest, driest, windiest, coldest, and sandiest places on Earth? At the end of every day, your legs would be like rubber, and you'd be completely and utterly exhausted.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This puts New York City’s economic disparity on par with places like Sierra Leone or Namibia. Note from Beth: I’ve wrote about the importance of building resilience in networks given the complex and connected environment we live in today.

Microsoft's Ecohero: How Sean Nicholson Is Saving the Earth

Tech Soup Blog

This interest may have been kindled when he was an ICT advisor to the government of Namibia before he came to Microsoft. You've heard of the Incredible Hulk and Green Lantern. But you've probably never heard of this green superhero.

Traveling Postcards: Interview with Founder, Caroline Lovell

Have Fun - Do Good

What started out as a personal art project has grown into a global community project that has created over 800 handmade cards carrying voices to and from the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, Costa Rica, Niger, Namibia, America, Haiti and Afghanistan.