Building Bridges Between Citizens and Governments

It is often stated that technology is not a panacea solution to any problem, especially problems in governance and citizen engagement. Here at Ushahidi we often say that technology is only 10% of the solution. The other 90% is about people and the partnerships they form.

Global Competitions that Change the World

Two weeks ago our team gathered in Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW conference. A few of us were speaking, a few of us live there, and a few of us came for a Ushahidi design team hit team meeting. Altogether we had nine team members in Austin at different times throughout the week.

Making All Voices Count Fellowship Opportunities

Post by Ken Banks, Innovation Strategy and Fellowships Director
Ushahidi / Making All Voices Count
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“The South to South Lab is about change and the betterment of our world.”

On Wednesday, 29 October, which also happened to be the International Internet Day, Making All Voices Count opened the South to South Lab in Nairobi.

Innovating Government at Making All Voices Count

[Cross-posted from an article by Jessica Day, a marketing and technology writer and editor for IdeaScale on the innovation excellence blog.

4 days left to vote

(Cross-posted  from the official Making All Voices Count Blog)
The Global Innovation Competition called for new, ‘out-of-the-box’ ideas to enhance government transparency and accountability in Making All Voices Count’s 12 programme countries.

3 days left!

Today the Making All Voices Count contingency of Ushahidi is taking the moment to remind you that the deadline for our grant call is fast approaching. Applications must be submitted through the website before November 8, 2013 at 6:00 PM South Africa time. Don’t miss the chance to get funding for your idea!

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