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.

Inveneo is Hiring: Business Development Director

We’re looking for an experienced Business Development Director with a strong track record in developing ICT (Information and Communications Technology) for Development projects with USAID and other bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies and foundations. Come join our team and help us transform lives around the world through better access to ICTs.

Inveneo is Hiring: Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

We’re looking a hands-on marketing and social media expert who can take our organizations marketing strategy and activities about our social mission, professional capacity and ICT4 Development programs around the world to the next level.

Inveneo is Hiring: Senior Network Engineer

Inveneo is seeking a Network Engineer who will design and implement technical solutions in the rural and developing world, train Inveneo’s growing global network of IT partners, and seek new appropriate technologies. Inveneo’s engineering team is small and agile.

Solar Powered WiFi Links in Micronesia

Two long-distance, solar-powered wireless point-to-point connections were set up in the Micronesian Region of the Pacific in early August 2012.

Inveneo is Hiring: Project Management Director

We’re looking for a Project Management Director, with experience leading multi-year, large-scale technical implementation projects – up to 100 locations, who can lead a team that manages 1-2 projects at time in countries like Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Peru and Rwanda. The position will be based in San Francisco, CA, and may require significant travel in austere locations.

Smart Co-working Space Available at mission*social

mission*social, a unique workspace for social enterprises, small businesses and entrepreneurs in San Francisco, has new space available for rent. mission*social is more than affordable office space and shared resources – it provides the opportunity for informal dialogue and collaboration among the organizations.

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