Have You Used Statistics to Help Design Your Programs

Did you know that there is a 23% gap in literacy between adult men and women in South Asia – the highest gap in the world? That 21% of the labor force in Sub-Saharan Africa is unemployed? What about that only 39% of people in developing countries have a mobile phone?...

Mobile Entrepreneurs in Kenya

This week we highlight an interesting report and presentation from the GSMA about  digital entrepreneurship in Kenya. This report provides a great overview of the state of the startup community and digital services industry in Kenya in 2014 with a special focus on...

Can Foreign Aid End Poverty?

The UK Government recently launched a new scheme aimed at improving the lives of individuals in developing countries who work for suppliers operating in the global supply chain. The program, Trade in Global Value Chains Initiative, uses UK government aid money to...

Meeting the challenge of diversity in tech

The technology industry has a problem. It’s not a new one but one that the importance of which only grows and expands. This problem is that of diversity in the tech industry. The tech world is not diverse. The computer industry in particular is a disappointing...