Community networking

Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO)
Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO) 02 November 2017

Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO) works on ICT for peace. They have developed a diversity of digital security initiatives, monitor online hate speech and develop counter speech, produce handbooks on online peace mobilisation system and social media verification guidelines.

Kéfir
Kéfir 08 August 2017

Kéfir is a libre/free tech feminist coooperatives for activists, human right defenders, journalists, civil society organizations, collectives, artists that aims to build safe and free (as in freedom) spaces in internet.

Guifi.net
Guifi.net 13 April 2017

Guifi.net (pronounced /’gIfI/) is a bottom-up, citizen-driven technological, social and economic project with the objective of creating a free, open and neutral telecommunications network. The Guifi.net project puts in practice a disruptive economic model based on the commons model and the collaborative economy, in which volunteers, SMEs and public administrations cooperate to build and oper...

Zenzeleni Networks NPC
Zenzeleni Networks NPC 14 March 2017

In a context where communications are accessible but not affordable for rural communities in South Africa, Zenzeleni Networks NPC is a locally owned and operated non-profit company (NPC)  that is providing services in one of the most disadvantaged rural areas in the country, to contribute to reducing their communication costs. To do so, they have installed and are operating a sol...

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...

Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) 14 September 2009

Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), a Delhi based not-for-profit organization, was registered on December 2002, to find solutions to bridge the digital divide. With no political affiliations, it was founded to uplift the downtrodden and to create economic and commercial viability using Information Communication and Technology as means. DEF’s vision is to make the digital inclusion reach the...

Fantsuam Foundation
Fantsuam Foundation 06 March 2008

Fantsuam Foundation is a rural-based non-governmental organization that works with local communities to fight poverty and disadvantage through integrated development programs.

Colnodo
Colnodo 05 March 2008

Colnodo is an association of non-profit non-governmental organisations founded in 1994. Its goal is to facilitate communication and the exchange of information and experiences among Colombian social organisations at the local, national and international level through low-cost electronic networks. In pursuing this goal, Colnodo has developed programmes that place priority on issues such as human...

Associació Pangea - Coordinadora Comunicació per a la Cooperació
Associació Pangea - Coordinadora Comunicació per a la Cooperació 23 January 2008

Pangea is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1993 to promote the strategic use of communication networks and ICTs for development and social justice. They promote that organizations and social movements share information, knowledge and technical resources for the effective and strategic use of ICTs, especially the Internet, in a sustainable way, respecting the diversity and ...

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