Bringing the Benefits of Technology to Refugees; Improving Education and Enhancing their Long-term Livelihood

Bangladesh, Rwanda and New York City may not seem to have a lot in common but they are all currently showcasing an innovative program to help refugees in remote camps with limited electricity supply to gain access for the first time to information and communications technology (ICT) education and resources.   The Community Technology Access…

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Global Give Back Circle featured at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

This week the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting is taking place in New York. The CGI website describes this event as a meeting that “brings together a diverse group of the world’s most distinguished leaders from government, business, and civil society to examine today’s most pressing global challenges and transform that awareness into tangible…

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One day with OneApp

We’ve blogged a fair bit on the launch of OneApp, but I wanted to give some insight into how I’m actually using the local service, called mibli, here in South Africa, where we signed up our first partner, Blue Label Telecoms.   My day goes something like this:   I use my (quite old, actually)…

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Welcome to mibli powered by OneApp

Today in Johannesburg, our first OneApp partner, Blue Label Telecoms, officially launched its mibli powered by OneApp service. This new service provides customers with basic feature phones in South Africa with over a dozen new mobile apps, including a Mobile Wallet. Visit the website below to learn more about mibli!  

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Expanding access to medical research for better healthcare – HINARI

At Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam, doctors and staff have developed one of the country’s most advanced health facilities with the help of journals and research made available through an innovative online platform – HINARI.                  Part of the Research4Life program, HINARI provides scientists and policy makers in developing countries with access to international medical…

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