Ending Poverty: There’s an App for That!

Ending Poverty: There’s an App for That!

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  Rural Africa presents changemakers with intractable challenges across sectors, but one American investor, Grameen Foundation, believes it all comes down to access to information. Grameen Foundation has invested millions to develop mobile-phone applications that...Read more
Technology in the Hands of Farmers: A Chat with Esther from Uganda

Technology in the Hands of Farmers: A Chat with Esther from Uganda

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Editor’s note: Grameen Foundation’s Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) initiative brings useful knowledge to rural farming communities throughout Uganda. In this online chat, Esther, a local leader and dedicated volunteer CKW to 100 neighboring farmers,...Read more
The Next Generation of Philanthropists: Strategies for Engaging Millennials

The Next Generation of Philanthropists: Strategies for Engaging Millennials

Categorized as: , & Tagged as: , , , , , on October 18, 2014.

A millennial illuminates strategies that bring meaningful philanthropy within reach of her generation.    By Meredith James, Program Director at Giving Circles Fund     If every Millennial in the U.S. donated 1 percent of his or her income, it would result...Read more
Mobile-Midwife Technology Delivers Health to Moms in West Africa

Mobile-Midwife Technology Delivers Health to Moms in West Africa

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  One mobile phone app delivers time-sensitive text messages or voicemails to pregnant women and new mothers; the other is for nurses. Together they are doing wonders for maternal and pregnancy health care and raising community awareness at the same time.  ...Read more