Back in 2014 we announced we had awarded a grant to Amandla.mobi, a South African group that helps citizens organise and support a variety of social justice campaigns. In this interview, Amandla speak to PowerFM about their work and exploiting the potential of widespread mobile phone ownership:
One of our more recent grantees, Amandla.mobi, has been pretty busy over the summer, adapting its approach to problems and responding to the needs and wants of the community. While they had initially hoped to mobilise large numbers of young people to campaign for better public services for young people through the creation of Youth […]
Across Africa – the world, indeed – citizens are fighting many of the same battles over resource allocation, spending cuts, taxi justice and a whole swathe of similar issues. One of the things that has revolutionised these battles in recent years is the introduction of mobile and web technologies.