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Digital Inclusion A Priority In Namibia


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. Blog Leadership Tech Africa green tech HIV/AIDS TechSoup'

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How Digital Inclusion Is Done in Africa

Tech Soup

Hylton Villet, the chairman of MyDigitalBridge in Namibia. Namibia is a medium-sized country that borders South Africa. After Mongolia, Namibia is the least densely populated country in the world. I’m well acquainted with the big digital inclusion projects in the U.S. like Connect2Compete. Citizen Connect.

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Give a shirt: Changing slacktivists into activists

ASU Lodestar Center

The company recently joined forces with the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia – the largest research and education center for the conservation of cheetahs – to support the endangered cheetah in their race for survival by taking the cheetah’s plight out of Africa and placing it on the backs of activists nationwide.

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

Tech Soup

This interest may have been kindled when he was an ICT advisor to the government of Namibia before he came to Microsoft. Sean has consistently had a special interest in education and nonprofit use of refurbished PCs to support digital inclusion.

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Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup

The Namib Desert in Namibia (has the highest sand dunes on earth). David Barnard has completed six of these grueling races: The Kalahari Desert in Botswana and South Africa (its name is derived from a Tswana word meaning "the great thirst"). The Sahara Desert in Egypt (the hottest desert on earth).

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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. Manhattan’s wealthiest 20% have incomes that are, on average, 40 times that of the poorest 20% ($400,000 vs. $10,000).

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Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

Tech Soup

in Namibia is showing the way for providing Internet access in Africa. Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council was recognized for their great disaster relief work and their leadership in teching up schools in southern Louisiana. MyDigitalBridge.

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