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Global TechCamps, serious about democracy and tech

May 3, 2011

Lots going on in the world where people use tech to genuinely promote democracy, and the State Department is doing it for real, check out their TechCamp stuff: TechCamps convene Civil Society organizations with technology ‘superstars’ to define and develop new technology solutions. By creating a stronger, networked civil society, we preemptively ready response to… Read more »


TechWomen – Mentor Application Now Open

March 13, 2011

Folks, the Dept of State is serious about "21st century diplomacy", getting Internet tech and social media training to places like the mideast. Here's a new effort which I feel will be a big deal. The U.S. Department of State's TechWomen initiative is now accepting cultural and technical mentors for its cutting-edge international exchange program… Read more »


Organic Health Response/Inveneo: using the Net to fight AIDS in Kenya

February 1, 2011

The folks at Organic Health Response are doing really good stuff, using IT and environmental sustainability on Mfangano Island in Western Kenya to work against HIV/AIDS across Lake Victoria.   They're working with Inveneo, their deal is to get IT, such as computers, telephony, and Internet access to those who need it most — people… Read more »


An IT success story in Haiti

January 13, 2011

Inveneo focuses on building computer centers in places which need, but find it hard to get, reliable electrical power and bandwidth. They get stuff done, and you'll hear more about our their work, with a little of our support, in Kenya and the West Bank. Check out A Haitian ICT Success Story: Jerry Joseph and… Read more »