Society

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Digital transformation doesn't need to wait for another pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed many things change including how Societies in Kenya operate. Digital transformation doesn't need to wait for another pandemic.

Empowering social justice organizations

Chat for Impact Summit - powered by WhatsApp is in partnership with Praekelt.org, a tech non-profit, the social change platform Turn.io, and global development community media platform, Devex.

Google commits $25 million towards empowering women and girls in Africa

Google.org's new challenge is inviting applications for cash grants from NPOs dedicated to the economic empowerment of women and girls. The organization has pledged $25 million towards such programs across Africa.

Love in the age of algorithms

People can easily misrepresent themselves online, but would an AI be able to figure out if this happens?

COVID-19 pandemic has affected incomes across key African economies

A new report reveals that COVID-19 reduced the incomes of 79% of people in 6 African countries. African governments should boost the employment of people in the informal sector.

Reliance on an unscalable method to engage communities in Namibia

In Namibia, there continues to be an over-reliance on non -scalable ways of program implementation such as; visiting communities, doing house-to-house visits, conducting scaled-down workshops, handing out pamphlets and PPE. Here's what we found out.

Information asymmetries arising in Namibia

Our data collectors in Namibia have confirmed that the operating context indicates that in large parts of some of our focus regions, English is not a spoken language. This is creating information asymmetries.