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A Grant to Swahili Box

SwahiliBox is Mombasa’s own technology open space focusing on socio-economic technology empowerment, inspiring and developing individuals and helping them develop new and innovative ideas through networking, access to training and support and professional mentoring and coaching. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning Week, Paris

Mobile Learning Week is an annual conference hosted by UNESCO at their headquarters in Paris. It’s been running for the last few years, although this is the first time that Indigo has attended. This year’s conference theme was gender and … Continue reading

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A New Grant to AfriLabs

As we’ve previously written about, over the last few years we have supported a number of hubs across the continent. The map below shows all the countries where we have supported or are supporting hubs (unfortunately, it’s not interactive as wordpress.com … Continue reading

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Code4SA and the School of Data

As part of our efforts to increase the amount of transparency and accountability work we support in Africa, a few months ago we announced a grant to Code4SA to support their School of Data Fellowship Programme (Scoda SA for short). … Continue reading

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New Grant to DRT

Is the idea of an open data ‘community’ a misnomer? In an age of linked data, how connected are different open data players? And how does the diversity of the open data world – with its myriad actors, agendas and … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Mapping: A Grant to MapAction

In humanitarian crises and emergencies, ensuring access to accurate and up-to-date information is key to coordinating an often complex and confusing response. The small UK organisation, MapAction, has been deploying volunteer mappers to humanitarian emergencies and disasters for more than … Continue reading

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Grant awarded to The Black Sash

In 1955, The Black Sash set out to challenge the removal of people of colour from the national voters’ roll. 60 years on, the organisation is still going strong and has expanded its work considerably to educate, monitor and advocate … Continue reading

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