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Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Commits Support to Inveneo


WASHINGTON, DC – The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund has announced its final grants to organizations promoting economic opportunity in Haiti, including support for Inveneo.

Inveneo is Hiring: Project Manager

We’re looking for a hands-on Senior Project Manager with deep experience in implementing computing and wireless networking projects internationally – preferably in developing countries.
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Inveneo is Hiring: Program Assistant, International Development

Inveneo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit social enterprise whose mission is to connect and empower rural and underserved communities in the developing world with information and communications technologies (ICTs).

Nokia next in line for an about-turn?

Two years ago Nokia had a global smartphone market share of around 29%. That number has fallen to around 3% today, despite the smartphone market more than doubling over the same period. Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop, bet the family silver on a Windows-based strategy and gave it two years to pay off.

Time to meet the real M-PESA?

m-Pesa? m-PESA? mPESA? MPESA? mpesa? Putting the actual spelling to one side for a moment, there can be few more talked about yet least understood mobile services than M-PESA (yes, that’s how you’re supposed to spell it. I think).

Video: Community Knowledge Centers

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A long-time supporter of Inveneo, Cisco recently put together this beautiful video of the Community Knowledge Centers (CKCs). To learn more about Inveneo’s partnership with Cisco and the CKC projects, have a look through our past CKC-related posts.

Happy Holidays from Ushahidi!

First, just in time for the holidays, we have the free Ushahidi iOS app now available for download in the itunes store. Dale Zak put a lot of time and love into the app, releasing the SDK and integrating the fantastic work of The OpenGeoSMS team.

UMATI- Monitoring Dangerous Speech Online

This is a blogpost by Angela Crandall, one of the Research Leads at iHub Research, Nairobi. 

Our networked society: In numbers

Until recently, getting your hands on good mobile data was something of a challenge unless you had a couple of thousand dollars to throw at a market research company.

Means of Exchange at Pop!Tech

Last month I returned to the US for one of my favourite annual events – Pop!Tech. It’s generally an opportunity to be re-inspired, meet old friends and help out as a Faculty member on the Social Innovation Fellows Program. This year I had the added opportunity of giving the first public talk on my latest project, Means of Exchange.

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