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Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development
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Richard Close left a comment for Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development
"Thought I would share that I posted an African white paper on, “Human Collaboration, Africa’s Revolutionary Application for Broad Band Expansion” You can read/download at…"
Aug 2, 2013
Md.Minarul Islam left a comment for Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development
"Good i like this"
Feb 6, 2012
NTOBO VALENTINE commented on Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development's blog post First Rural Internet Kiosk Launch In Ukunda
"we are in Nkambe in cameroon and lack access to internet please can you extend this lines to far north west of cameroon That is in Nkambe with population close to 750.000 with no internet services."
Mar 3, 2010
Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development's blog post was featured

First Rural Internet Kiosk Launch In Ukunda

The first Solar Powered Rural Internet Kiosk (RIK) is installed at the Ukunda Showground in Msambweni Constituency. The RIK is a 100% self contained solution for providing access to computer and the Internet to rural people throughout Sub Saharan Africa. The RIK has been donated to the community based organization, Voices of Diani, and is being implemented by Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development, a Kenyan non-governmental organization. Ukunda, Kenya, February 27, 2010 – For the first…See More
Mar 2, 2010
Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development commented on RUMI MALLICK's blog post Call for applications for Social Innovation Awards 2010
"Why is it for Indian nationals only? The entire developing world faces the same problems and intercultural dialogue is critical."
Oct 13, 2009
Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development replied to Robert Ooko's discussion Developing and sustaining a not-for-profit telecentre
"Please contact me at crystal@voicesofafrica.org. Asante sana."
Oct 13, 2009
Shoaib Hamid Khawaja left a comment for Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development
"Please Include my name in your friend list"
Oct 5, 2009

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Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development
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Development Innovators
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Vision Statement

Our vision is to live in just world without abject poverty. To this end, Voices of Africa will foster sustainable development in Sub Saharan through information empowerment and fair trade.
Mission Statement

It is our mission to empower impoverished women and youth to improve their communities sustainably through the use of innovative and cutting edge information and communications technology and fair trade income generation.
Objectives

* Empowering communities to take control of their own development through information and education
* To train both urban and rural women in Sub Saharan Africa to use information technology
* To use the internet as a voice for the people
* To foster international relationships and bridge the digital divide
* To provide sustainable solutions to the Millenium Development Goals through ICT
* To work with in collaboration with women and youth to facilitate fair trade income generation
* To increase the fair trade market share for women and youth from Sub Saharan Africa
* To give communities the educational tools for development in four critical areas:
o Environmentally sustainable development
+ Energy
+ Organic agriculture
+ Agroforestry
+ Natural resource management
+ Appropriate technology
+ Waste management
o Health
+ Public health
+ Childbirth
+ Nutrition
+ Primary care
+ HIV / AIDS
o Income generation
+ Fair trade
+ Social entrepreneurship
+ ICT skills development
* To be a leader in the field of ICT for development from village to the government policy
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http://www.voicesofafrica.org
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http://www.voicesofafrica.org
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Mombasa
Country
Kenya
Region
Eastern & Southern Africa
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English

Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development's Blog

First Rural Internet Kiosk Launch In Ukunda

The first Solar Powered Rural Internet Kiosk (RIK) is installed at the Ukunda Showground in Msambweni Constituency. The RIK is a 100% self contained solution for providing access to computer and the Internet to rural people throughout Sub Saharan Africa. The RIK has been donated to the community based organization, Voices of Diani, and is being implemented by Voices of…

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At 7:40am on August 2, 2013, Richard Close said…

Thought I would share that I posted an African white paper on,
“Human Collaboration, Africa’s Revolutionary Application for Broad Band Expansion”
You can read/download at Academia.edu:
http://www.academia.edu/4154169/Human_Collaboration_Africa_Revolution_App_White_Paper_by_Richard_C_Close

At 6:50pm on February 6, 2012, Md.Minarul Islam said…

Good i like this

At 3:55pm on November 21, 2010, James Njoroge Gitau gave Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development a gift
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"Just a reminder" In about 10 days time i.e. 1St December 2010 the World will be celebrating the World AIDS Day enough must be done to stop the scourge!!!
At 9:41pm on October 21, 2009, Tom Loughran said…
I'm part of a fairly new effort to provide web 2.0 collaboration training and wireless, solar-powered connectivity in Northern Uganda. See our BOSCO wiki. I'm looking forward to following your activities. Peace.
At 2:18am on October 5, 2009, Shoaib Hamid Khawaja said…
Please Include my name in your friend list
At 3:58pm on October 27, 2008, Marlene Bramley said…
Hi there Crystal
I got your mail and also your registration on the site, how can we connect? My skype name is marlene.bramley and my landline number at the office is +27218519446 if you would like to chat, I had a look at what you do and I think we will have plenty to talk about:) So glad you made contact and looking forward to speaking with you.
Marlene
 
 
 

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