Digital Inclusion A Priority In Namibia

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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

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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. After Mongolia, Namibia is the least densely populated country in the world. One thing that Namibia has going for it is a stable parliamentary democracy and a government that clearly believes in digital inclusion.

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Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

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The Namib Desert in Namibia (has the highest sand dunes on earth). His first race was dedicated to raising money for the Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT). 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. But then you'd have to get up the next day and run another 25 miles (or more).

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

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According TechSoup’s Global NGO Cloud Survey , cloud storage and back-up is one of the most useful cloud technologies out there. This years’ Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to the technology oriented Dutch NGO, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. in Namibia is showing the way for providing Internet access in Africa.