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Tag: Mobile Technology


Innovative ways to use cell phones and other mobile devices for social good



Building the mHealth Ecosystem

Part of a special series on scaling mobile health initiatives.

By Erica Kochi | Feb. 20, 2013


The Role of mHealth in South Africa

Part of a special series on scaling mobile health initiatives.

By Gustav Praekelt | Feb. 20, 2013


What’s Holding Back Mobile Phones for Education?

Mobile broadband will revolutionize learning networks around content delivery and workforce development.

By Linda Raftree & Nick Martin | 1 | Feb. 11, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship

The Truth About Disruptive Development

The West shouldn’t create solutions to problems we don’t understand using fashionable mobile technologies.

By Ken Banks | 20 | Jan. 16, 2013


Pushing MOOCs the Last Mile

Online education is already changing the way people learn all over the world, but is it reaching the populations that can benefit most?

By Teresa Chahine | 1 | Dec. 27, 2012

Economic Development

Imagine Trying to Get a Loan Without a Financial Identity

InVenture enables people in India and Kenya to send their financial data via SMS and get a simple financial overview of their monetary lives.

By Esha Chhabra | 1 | Dec. 21, 2012

Technology & Design

Ten Technology Trends to Watch in 2013

Ten things nonprofits should consider as they develop their technology strategy in the new year.

By Mark Tobias | 2 | Dec. 18, 2012


The Humanitarian Technologist’s Dilemma

We must push for inclusion of technology in grant proposals.

By William Brindley | 2 | Dec. 14, 2012


Preventative Child Health in Mali

Pesinet, a French NGO, is assessing the added value of technology in reducing child mortality.

By Elena Bridgers | 4 | Nov. 20, 2012

Technology & Design

Mobile Technology for Healthcare

Featuring Eric Dishman | Nov. 15, 2012