Recycling computers, strengthening Nepal’s women leaders

Ganga Bhandari New Urbanism Leave a Comment

Ganga Bhandari responded to Oxfam Asia’s call for young people to blog about urban development issues. Here she explains how an independent project she has set up is providing rural Nepali women with access to computers as a step up to access work and take advantage of business opportunities. In the 21st century everyone wants to simplify their life with …

Evolving ICTs in humanitarian: The power of networks

Amy O'Donnell ICT4D, Innovation, Methodology Leave a Comment

Amy O’Donnell unpacks the idea that ICTs save time, money and improve accuracy, whilst exploring the conditions needed for them to add value in humanitarian response. For three years, the Scaling Humanitarian ICTs Network (SHINE) funded by Sida has been exploring the role of Information Communications Technologies in humanitarian response. Last month all five countries in the network: Ethiopia, DRC, …