Organisation

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.

Código Sur
Código Sur 03 August 2017

A group of people belonging to different social movements, aimed at collaborating in developing and socialising communications, cultura and free technologies in Latin America.  They believe in a new knowledge production model and a new way of building culture, which is why they politically and ethically stand against privatisation of life, knowledge, communication and culture.

EMPOWER Malaysia
EMPOWER Malaysia 03 August 2017

EMPOWER is a Malaysian human rights group working towards a society where there is equality and a thriving democracy that respects diversity. They focus on women's leadership, participation and human rights.

Intervozes
Intervozes 04 July 2017

Intervozes – Coletivo Brasil de Comunicação Social is a Brazilian organisation that works for safeguarding freedom of expression and human rights in all forms of communication. For Intervozes, freedom of expression is inseparable from the full exercise of citizenship and democracy: a society can only be called democratic when the different voices, opinions, cultures and races that comprise ...

7amleh-Arab Center for Social Media Advancement
7amleh-Arab Center for Social Media Advancement 03 July 2017

7amleh-Arab Center for Social Media Advancement is a non-profit organisation aimed at enabling Palestinian and Arab civil society to effectively utilise the tools of digital advocacy through professional capacity building, defending digital rights and building influential digital media campaigns.

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
Zenzeleni Networks 14 March 2017

In a context where communications are accessible but not affordable for rural communities in South Africa, Zenzeleni Networks is a locally owned and operated cooperative 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 solar-powered wireless mesh network ...

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. ...

Rhizomática
Rhizomática 23 June 2016

Rhizomática 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 Mexic...

Point of View
Point of View 23 June 2016

Point of View is a Mumbai-based non-profit that builds and amplifies women’s voices and removes barriers to voice, speech and expression. Tools are media, education, technology and art. Strategies include: Creating digital resources, publications & campaigns; building skills, capacities and understanding; producing information and knowledge; advocating with civil society and pol...