Plan International

SMSmap: Two Cities, One event

What a night! Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS co-hosted a joint Sms to Map event in Nairobi, Kenya and London, UK on Monday, November 7, 2011.

ICTworks Interview with Linda Raftree: Her views on ICT4D and Sustainability

Linda Raftree is the Social Media and New Technology Advisor for the Plan West Africa Regional Office and also the ICT4D Technical Advisor for Plan USA. I caught up with her recently and asked her about ICT and sustainability.

Best Practices in Incorporating ICT into Proposals for Funding

At the Technology Salon on "How to Incorporate ICT into Proposals", we discussed some of the challenges and solutions for proposal writers when they try to incorporate information and communication technologies into future program design.

Girls and ICTs: New ICT4D Report on Digital and Urban Frontiers for Girls

The urban and digital environments are the 21st century's fastest-growing spheres. Both offer enormous potential for girls around the world, but prejudice and poverty exclude millions of girls from taking advantages of the transformative possibilities that cities and information and communication technologies (ICTs) can offer. Exploitation and the threat of violence exist in both urban spaces and in cyberspace, especially for the most marginalized and vulnerable girls.

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