We saved the best for last. Because we value YOU, our members, more than anything else, we have chosen to wrap up our anniversary week with a compilation of messages from you.
In the weeks leading to our 5th anniversary, we posted the following question in our online communities: “How has TCF helped you or your organization in the last 5 years?” Many of you…Continue
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Since it’s our anniversary week, we have compiled the best photos that highlight the work that we’ve done…Continue
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As promised, we continue to bring you new and exciting things everyday of our anniversary week. Today, we give you a first look at the maps that show how geographically dispersed the members of the global telecentre community are.
From 2008 to present, our online community has grown and expanded into 5 community sites all in all in…Continue
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For most of Billy Mukama Muneza’s life, there was no internet in Rwanda.
The young man grew up in eastern Rwanda, but now lives in the capital of Kigali, where he uses the internet…Continue
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ITU Telecom has announced the winners of its fourth annual Young Innovators’ Competition. Open to young social entrepreneurs between ages 18 and 30 from around the world, the competition sought innovative digital solutions with positive social impact to four challenges, focusing on developmental issues and…Continue
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The 2015 International Development Youth Forum will be held from 1st March to 8th March 2015 at the Youth Education National Olympics Memorial Youth Centre in Tokyo. This forum is open to participants from all countries and scholarships are available for…Continue
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Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Establishing trust in digital payments system and sufficient levels of consumer protection and transparency of service terms are key to broader adoption of digital payments. What’s being done to help reduce this concern?
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As we celebrate our anniversary this year, we would like to give back to the global telecentre community by paying tribute to the most active and participative members in our online communities in…Continue
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Less than a year after starting work in Ghana, the A4AI-Ghana Multi-stakeholder Coalition has notched up its first big win after the Government committed to abolish import duties on smartphones. This step — confirmed in the …Continue
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Ladybug (“Kafshdoozak” in Persian) is a project that seeks to encourage, empower and prepare a generation of Iranian women who will be enthusiastic about and active in different technological fields. It delivers this mission through the following steps:
To inform men and women…
Added by Seu Yapa on November 20, 2014 at 2:35am — No Comments
Small scale tomato farmers in Kilolo District, Iringa Region have commended the establishment of a telecentre at Mazombe ward that provides access to markets in Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya as well as in Zambia.
The telecentre was established by Kilolo MP Prof Peter Msolla, who was formerly with the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) under “Innovative Communication Pathways…Continue
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Impact Hub Kuala Lumpur recently announced their first global fellowship programme called Volunteering for International Professionals (VIP) targeting professionals on career breaks who wish to volunteer in Malaysia for a period of 16…Continue
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Less than three years ago Lviv City Council, Lviv, Ukraine along with staff of Lesya Ukrainka city library proposed an ambitious project to transform a dust-filled building of ordinary library, one of dozens in the city of western-Ukrainian cultural forefront, into a modern community center with almost unlimited…Continue
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- ICT4D2016: analyses how ICT4D policy and practice need…Continue
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Google is literally hitting the road to promote the potential of the internet in Bangladesh. The company today launched ‘Google Bus Bangladesh’, an educational program aimed at teaching key…Continue
Over the past few days, it was a good opportunity for the team of IT Clubs and Telecentres from Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) in Egypt to visit some of the of the associations and NGOs that the ministry has recently supplied with Telecentres (IT Clubs). This visit was important to…Continue
"The Space" is an online gallery where visitors can explore exciting new digital art, made by the most talented contemporary artists, shared around the world. The Space commission new talent and established artists from all art forms, as well as across the creative industries, and technical and digital worlds, through …Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on November 8, 2014 at 1:40am — No Comments
I n the course of a six-month, one-woman survey of public Internet access venues in Vientiane, I spent most of my time in Laos’s capital city in libraries and cybercafés. When I mentioned my project to expat and Lao professionals, I was often met with the same disheartening response: “Why do that in Laos? Lao people don’t like to read.” In these conversations, I kept hearing people…Continue
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The 8th Annual 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, an event that convenes 400+ funders, private sector companies, policy makers, youth leaders, implementers, educators and researchers from over 50 countries was held from 6th to 8th October in United States.
The mission of the Summit was to improve the impact, scale and sustainability of youth…Continue
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