The Facebook Story of the Librarian

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Andrew Brown of People that Deliver: Share Your Stories on Strengthening the Supply Chain Workforce

Andrew Brown is eager to spread the word about what countries are doing to bolster their supply chain workforces. He’s the new executive director for People that Deliver.

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Sharing the stories of women who are using the Internet to and digital technologies to change their local communities, World Pulse is has created a new program, Women Weave the Web, hoping to help break down the digital divide. Their goal is to crowdsource the knowledge of women working at a grassroots level, compiling problems and solution around digital inclusion and empowerment.

Tech Salon Summary: children, youth, migration and ICT

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Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities and health posts in rural villages. In most of these situations, there will probably be a mobile phone. There may even be more than that.

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USAID is gathering information on ICT4D projects or activities that have embodied progressive project design principles to show how these principals can help technology projects be more effective, save money, and expand th

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We are using Skype to call a landline in San Salvador. That side — a father and a grandmother — doesn’t understand how it works, doesn’t realize that this side – a son, a daughter, an ex-wife – is gathered around the computer, all listening.

Bollywood Karaoke and Same Language Subtitling to Promote Literacy

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