ICT for development

Centre for Information Technology and Development

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that is committed to the use of information and communication technologies for development and promotion of good governance.

CITAD sees technology as tool to promote sustainable development, good government and peaceful coexistence. It uses ICT to empower youth and women through access to information, skills and online mentoring opportunities. The vision of the organization is A knowledge-based democratic society free of hunger with a mission that commits to Using ICTs to empower citizens for a just and knowledge based society that is anchored on sustainable and balanced development

Our areas of work include:

  • Applications of technology in governance and elections
  • Youth development and entrepreneurship
  • Peace building campaign, including Hate speech monitoring
  • Transparency and anti-corruption
  • ICT business development and promotion
Topic areas of expertise:
  • Freedom of expression,
  • ICT for development


Street address: No 1A, Social Insurance Street
Postal address (optional): PO Box 10210, Kano
City/town: Kano
State/province/other (optional): Kano
Country: Nigeria
Telephone: 2348068078282
Organizational email: info AT citad.org
Website: www.citad.org

Instituto DEMOS

The organisation’s mission is to promote, strengthen and accompany women, youth and indigenous organizations, commited to democratic development processes from the local, national and international.

Our core values:

  • Justice, social equity and solidarity
  • Participative democracy
  • Peace as principle of relationship between people and nations.
Topic areas of expertise:
  • Access to information,
  • Freedom of expression,
  • Human rights & ICTs,
  • ICT for development,
  • ICT policy,
  • Internet governance


Instituto DEMOS
17 ave. 19-37, zona 10
Tel: (502) 24965400
guatemalademos AT gmail.com

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Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE)

- 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 Source Software (FOSS) in academics, governance, for corporate and individual use, and for employment generation. SPACE has been instrumental in several important free software based development interventions like ICT in education, community radio, ICT for disabled etc. It has played a significant role in the formulation of the ICT policy of Government of Kerala. SPACE is currently in the process of expanding its activities throughout India.

Levergaining on diverse background of its team, SPACE concieves and implements innovative programs for social and economic development, with help of Information and Communication Technology.

SPACE collaborates with and brings together institutions and people from government, non-government, corporate, academic backgrounds for greater outreach and impact.

Topic areas of expertise:
  • Accessibility,
  • Free software,
  • Gender & ICTs,
  • ICT for development,
  • Open access,
  • Strategic use of the internet,
  • Training & ICTs


SPACE C-11, Elankom Gardens Vellayambalam Thiruvananthapuram 10 Kerala Ph: 0471 2318997 Email: contact@space-kerala.org

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