ICT 4 Social Innovation

Using technology as a tool for Africa's development

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W A Forum Lead Benjamin from MSH/Idealabs Nigeria with other network members

Western African forum teams up with AfriLabs for impactful workshop

AfriLabs and ICT4SI are partnering to host our first West African ICT for Social Innovation workshop in Abuja, Nigeria, on July 27, 2017.

The workshop will focus on the theme: “Leave no one behind – a multi-sector action for African ICT solutions to bridge gaps through social innovation”.

The event aims to create a cross-sector platform for collaboration in education, health and rights-focused innovation; and will bring together various stakeholders including civil society organisations (CSOs), private sector agents, researchers, government officials and technology experts. Find out more..

E A Forum Lead Kiiya hosted an online workshop

Eastern Africa Forum in fruitful meeting

On Friday, 7 July the Eastern African ICT4SI forum held an online workshop discussing key challenges and opportunities to use ICT with communities and specific projects. The discussions were lively and gave Kiiya, the forum lead, representing C-Sema from Tanzania, an opportunity to engage forum members from Uganda, Kenya, Sudan and Ethiopia on next steps for the forum and the ICT4SI Network in general. Keep a look out for forthcoming member events in your email. If you are a member in East Africa and want to become more active, send us an email ict4si@spidercenter.org

W A Forum Lead Benjamin from MSH/Idealabs Nigeria with other network members

AfriLabs and ICT4SI join forces

AfriLabsa pan-African network of 57 technology innovation hubs in 24 African countries, officially joins forces with the ICT4SI Network. The partnership is a key step towards forging new collaboration for African ICT solutions to become door-openers for communities across Africa to get access to better services, opportunities and to be included in decision making forums. Download press release here

How the ICT 4 Social Innovation Network operates