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TechSoup French Partner Leads the Way to Sustainable Tech

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In partnership with Orange France and Emmaus International, Clic Vert has developed electronics recycling and refurbishment workshops in Burkina Faso, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Madagascar, and Togo to organize the collection and repair of used mobile phones.

Green Technology Summit Heads to Europe (and It's Kind Of a Big Deal)

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Since 2005, the organization has sent more than 17,000 computers and mobile phones to schools, small businesses, and NGOs in Burkina Faso, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Madagascar, and Niger.

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.

Hold my calls

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Last weekend I met Canadian filmmaker Sylvain l'Esperance, whose wonderful documentary about life in the Niger Inland Delta region of Mali was showing at the Toronto Hot Docs film festival. Technology Review published a survey of the role of mobile technology in the developing economies this past January. Going beyond the merely anecdotal, the article tried to put some metric on the role mobile technology plays in growth in these countries.