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Tech4Good Awards 2016: Meet the Winners

The winners of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 have been announced at a glittering ceremony at BT Centre. Our 28 finalists were joined by special guests from the worlds of … Read more

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Tech4Good Special Award 2016: Robin Christopherson

Every year we choose one person to celebrate and honour with the Tech4Good Special Award – someone who embodies the spirit of the Tech4Good Awards, and stands as an example … Read more

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Meet the 2016 Tech4Good Awards finalists – and choose your favourite

The AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards celebrate the individuals and organisations using technology to change the world. Spanning accessibility, digital skills, young pioneers and more, we champion unsung heroes and international organisations … Read more

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Stretch

ICT and digital skills are fundamental for everyday living. Most people couldn’t function without computers or the internet; they are vital for studying and finding work, and for those with no access … Read more

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Maureen Johnston

In 2013, Maureen offered a few days of her spare time to help the newly established charity, The Silver Line with their national launch and to help set up the … Read more

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John Crich

John Crich is a volunteer Digital Champion with Time to Get Online, a digital inclusion project that pairs tech-savvy volunteers with people who want to learn how to use their smartphone, … Read more

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Allan Robson

A volunteer with AbilityNet for the past five years, Allan Robson helps older people use technology to change their lives. With a full-time job as an IT professional for a government levied … Read more

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eWATERPay

30,000 people die each week in Sub-Saharan Africa from drinking unsafe water, despite billions of pounds having gone into installing over 800,000 hand pumps. This is largely due to lack of … Read more

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SafetyNets

There are 80,000 sex workers in the UK who are disproportionately at risk of violent crime, and historically less likely to report acts of crime against them, leaving them vulnerable … Read more

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StreetLink

Every night, there is an estimated 3,569 people sleeping on the streets, with new rough sleepers are arriving daily. Supporting homeless people is fast becoming a national crisis. The StreetLink … Read more

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Playmob

Playmob is a single platform that makes fundraising simple for game developers and brands, whilst raising awareness for their chosen charity. Once a game studio or business has been paired with their ideal … Read more

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Wayfindr

Sight loss can lead to isolation, poverty and depression. Almost half of the estimated 2 million visually impaired people living in the UK say they would like to leave their homes … Read more