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APC and UgaBYTES join forces to evaluate gender and ICTs
APC and UgaBYTES join forces to evaluate gender and ICTs 20 August 2008 Francis Mwathi

On the 6th of August 2008, Dafne Plou, an APC facilitator on the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) with telecentres, visited Uganda on a mission of evaluating how ICTs impact the community within gender lines.

APC's WOUGNET soars high in the use of SMS to share information
APC's WOUGNET soars high in the use of SMS to share information 02 July 2008

WOUGNET has explored the use of SMS in information sharing and carrying out SMS campaigns around different themes. In a test of Mobile Advocacy Tools a campaign on ICTs and poverty reduction, was successfully carried out in April/May 2008 and proves that SMS is a powerful tool of information sharing. WOUGNET members, partners and interested persons discussed questions sent out by the secretariat on the theme, ‘ICTs: Is your wealth a click away?

Harambee Workshop
Harambee Workshop 04 March 2008

Reinforcing African voices through collaborative processes.

Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)
Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) 04 March 2008

Since its inception in 2004, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has positioned itself as the leading centre for research and analysis of information aimed at enabling policy makers in east and southern Africa to understand international ICT policy issues. Its overall goals are to develop the capacity of African stakeholders to contribute effective...

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) 23 January 2008

The Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a non-governmental organisation initiated in May 2000 by several women’s organisations in Uganda to develop the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) among women as tools to share information and address issues collectively. WOUGNET’s vision is a society in which women are empowered through the use of ICTs for sustainable developme...

Harambee small grant helps Viva Network Africa put the net into networking
Harambee small grant helps Viva Network Africa put the net into networking 28 May 2007 Erika Smith for APCNews

Viva Network sees effective networking among Christian organisations as a stepping-stone to making a difference for the children of the world. Its focus on networking training, governance, and facilitation makes Viva Network a perfect example of the benefits of collaborative effort – just what the Harambee Small Grants Facility was founded to support.

Overcoming the orphan curse with ICTs
Overcoming the orphan curse with ICTs 02 April 2007 KW for APCNews

In releasing the list of successful applicants in one of its small grants initiatives, APC’s women programme in Africa injected some real-life into the Swahili word "harambee" in March 2007. DSI.ORG, a small non-profit located in the western Ugandan district of Kabarole, was one of six Harambee small grants winners. It’s recently created Diary Project, which assists boys from child-...

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