Capacity building

Rudi International
Rudi International 26 July 2018

Rudi International is a non-profit organisation based in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. They currently run three main programmes: Rudi Education (a sponsorship programme for education targeting children affected by conflict), Encourage Mothers (focusing on empowering women affected by conflict to be self-sustaining in their communities), and a programme focused on information and communications technology (ICT). For the latter, they focus on capacity building, advocac...

EMPOWER Malaysia
EMPOWER Malaysia 03 August 2017

EMPOWER (also known as Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor) is a Malaysian human rights group working towards a society where there is equality and a thriving democracy that respects diversity. They focus on promoting and supporting actions that advance justice and democracy, based on feminist and human rights principles, to enable women and youth to realise their own potential. Featured among their work, they produced Tanpa Wajah, a documentary on women's leadership in the community, ...

Helen Nyinakiiza
Helen Nyinakiiza 31 May 2017

Helen Nyinakiiza provides digital security training for human rights activists and is a research coordinator on tech usability. She lives and works in her native country, Uganda. She has worked on projects that offer capacity building for human rights activists since 2011. Now as a member of APC, she participates in the development of the FTX: Safety Reboot curriculum and on other education ini...

Social Media Exchange (SMEX)
Social Media Exchange (SMEX) 14 March 2017

Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a registered Lebanese NGO that works to advance self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Their work encompasses media development programmes as well as internet policy research and digital rights advocacy in support of more accessible, participatory, and just enabling environments for civil society across the MENA region. ...

Rhizomatica
Rhizomatica 23 June 2016

Rhizomatica works as a bridge between the potential users of the technology and the engineers and developers of these efforts to ensure the technology is deployed and appropriate for use in the developing world. Their mission is to increase access to mobile telecommunications to the over 2 billion people without affordable coverage and the 700 million with none at all. Through efforts in Mexico...

AlterMundi
AlterMundi 23 June 2016

AlterMundi is an NGO based in Argentina that strives to promote the emergence of a new paradigm based on freedom gained through peer collaboration. AlterMundi explores different manifestations of peer-to-peer collaboration from a technological perspective and in particular it has a put a great deal of work in relation to Wireless Community Networks for small towns and rural areas. Projects such...

Rolf Kleef
Rolf Kleef 09 November 2015

Consultant IATI and open data

Poncelet Ileleji
Poncelet Ileleji 09 November 2015

Poncelet O. Ileleji is a computer scientist from The Gambia with more than 20 years of experience in the field. He has been involved with the use of information and communication technology (ICT) as a tool for sustainable development as a lecturer, researcher and consultant for The Gambia YMCA, where he is the coordinator of the Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio. He has also serv...

eQualit.ie
eQualit.ie 17 September 2014

eQualit.ie is a Montréal-based organisation focused on developing and helping others use open, secure and reusable systems. Their work has a focus on privacy, online security, and information management. eQualit.ie's goal is to create accessible technology and improve the skill set needed for defending human rights and freedoms in the digital age. The team has developed tools an...

Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE)
Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE) 30 July 2013

Where Free and Open Source Software is a way of life, SPACE is an organisation formed and nurtured by a team of professionals and social activists from across Kerala who share the dream of freedom of knowledge. Freedom of knowledge is interrelated to freedoms in other spheres of activities and is fundamental to human development. The objective of SPACE is to promote the use of Free and Open Sou...

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