Teacher Grace, Chigwechokha supervises learners in the Unlocking Talent Learning Centre at Chiuzimbi Primary School in Lilongwe City’s Area 25, Malawi, September 21, 2017. Teachers are some of the most hard-working and under-valued members of society with a crucial role at the front line of development. VSO is using its deep-rooted access to raise their voices to call for change and more support. VSO /AMOS GUMULIRA

Unlocking Talent Through Technology

Improving literacy and numeracy of primary school children in Malawi.   In Malawi, crowded, poorly equipped classrooms and a desperate shortage of teachers mean that even the best educators struggle … Read more

Lynk, Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Finalists

Lynk

Kenya’s social networking platform for blue collar workers. Lynk is a social enterprise based in Kenya that builds technology to connect informal workers to employment. Aiming to provide a LinkedIn … Read more

Gather, Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Finalists

Gather

Using data to solve the urban sanitation crisis. Gather launched in 2016 to bring people and data together to solve the urban sanitation crisis. Statistics show that by 2030, three … Read more

Amandla.mobi Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award Finalists

Amandla.mobi

Campaigning with the power of mobile phones. https://youtu.be/Z-MYfNuP9n4 Amandla.mobi uses cell phones in South Africa to enable those most affected by poverty to set up campaigns on issues that affect … Read more

Photo of 2 girls using a computer with Green Shoots

Green Shoots

Promoting equality through learning analytics “56% of the children in South Africa live below the poverty line. Education is one of the most powerful weapons available to break the poverty … Read more

Integrity Action

Integrity Action

Helping citizens challenge corruption DevelopmentCheck is a ground-breaking app empowering people living in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Public services or development projects sometimes suffer because they are not being … Read more

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Praekelt.org

A mobile platform saving lives in South Africa Praekelt.org, founded in 2007, designs and develops mobile technologies to deliver essential information and vital services to more than 100 million people … Read more

Haima Health Initiaitive

Haima Health Initiaitive

A revolutionary mobile blood bank Nigeria’s first online and mobile blood bank is revolutionising the country’s blood supply system. The Haima Health Initiative uses digital technology to get blood to … Read more

In the spotlight: Comic Relief Tech4Good For Africa Award

In the spotlight: Comic Relief Tech4Good For Africa Award

Tech4Good winners providing life-changing power and water in Africa We are very excited that the Tech4Good Awards are really going global! We’re also really excited to be working with Comic Relief to … Read more