Africa

“We need to take the African Declaration of Internet Rights to where the people are”

4 May 2016

Nigerian internet rights defender Gbenga Sesan talks about the African Declaration on Internet Rights, youth and the importance of regional work.

We’re (part-time) hiring!

Late last year we secured angel investment for an exciting new kind of mobile giving app. Called altruly, we’re looking to reimagine how people give, manage and monitor their personal giving portfolios. App development started last month and we’re looking at early summer onwards for an official launch.

Helping Young Entrepreneurs to Protect the Environment

“Environmental degradation costs Ghana 10%, or $1.2 billion, of its annual GDP due to a lack of collective responsibility and greater environmental consciousness among young Ghanaians,” says

In Malawi, problems as symptoms

When I started out in development I had no idea what I’d be able to do to help solve some of the huge, complex problems out there. But that lack of certainty – and an absence of obvious answers – turned out to be a far better starting point than I ever imagined. 

New Initiative Supports STEM Solutions in Global Education

IREX is pleased to announce the launch of the World Smarts STEM Challenge, a virtual exchange initiative that pairs high schools in the United States and Ghana in a competition for th

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Improve Health Care in Nigeria

“Every mother should be entitled to expert heath care, regardless of [her] economic status and location, in order to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of herself and her baby,” says
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