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Project Reconnect: with Chromebooks, refugees work on their plans for the future

In 2016, Google Germany and NetHope started Project Reconnect, an initiative to provide refugees access to online education and information. Today we reflect and (re)connect with some of the organizations whose initiatives were supported with Chromebooks sponsored by Google.org. Note: the German translation of this article is here. It was the Summer of 2015. Desperate … Continued

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Smart Phone, Smart Business

By Shelley Spencer, NetHope Payment Innovations Project Manager, and CEO of Strategic Impact AdvisorsWhat does it take to build an equitable and inclusive digital world? Not a new question for NetHope or its members but one that continues to be front and center as digital transformation continues to shift economic activity to digital platforms. Individuals … Continued

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Chatbots made in Africa: collective action and lessons learned

How to get started with chatbots workshop at the 2020 NetHope Global Summit.Elizabeth Njoroge, International ICT Business Partner, Christian Aid, Ahmed Mihaimeed, Regional ICT Director, SOS Children’s Villages, Mazin Elamin ICT4D Coordinator, SOS Children's Villages, Doreen Koech, Information Security Lead, VSO While AI has now been around for a long time and is forecasted to … Continued

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