This repository is a knowledge sharing space intended for C4C partners to learn from each other. It showcases innovations, best practices as well as challenges in ICT for health, education and development.

ICT for Education News

Schools Lack Facilities to Teach ICT

By AGNES KYOTALENGERIRE

Though information and communication technology (lCT) is an additional subject at A'level, head teachers recently said they face a lot of challenges implementing it.

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ICT for Health News

Make a Free Call to get Health Solutions

By AGNES K. NAMAGANDA

“Did you know that there is a toll-free national health hotline? It is a line, Ugandans all over the country can access, for health information on HIV/ Aids, family

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ICT for Development News

Uganda Cashing In on Smart Phone Applications

By EDGAR BATTE
Steady direction: His guiding principles gave him the strength to keep going despite the difficulties.

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Conference, marketplace report

BY I-NETWOK

I-Network held a “Conference and Market Place” for project partners in the Health and Education sectors on 21st November, 2012 at Landmark View Hotel in Muyenga.

The Conference was the first of its kind and it also provided a platform for partners to show case their projects.

Issues discussed were:


  • To think about people with special needs like the blind and the deaf. Text to Change has plans in pipeline to consider voice texts for blind mothers.
  • Sustainability of projects.
  • Lobbying district officials present at the workshop to embrace and budget for ICT in their projects.
  • Good public image and lobbying can attract telecom companies to support projects
  • Package for School Management is found in Teso and Kabale. The students’ portal at school enables the child to log in complaints; it is a sort of suggestion box.

Full report

 
Learning workshop report Nov.2012

BY I-NETWORK

This year’s annual sector learning events were combined into one event that brought together all the IICD implementing partners in the health and education sectors in Uganda. The objectives of the joint annual learning event were;

  • Joint review of the second year of the social innovation process
  • Reflect upon existing and identify and prioritize needed capacities for the individual organizations
  • Relate with other actors within and outside this programme for advice, sharing and peer support
  • Define how individual organizations will address sustainability issues for the project

In attendance were representatives from implementing organizations, IICD country manager, local consultants, and a team from text to change.

Find the full report HERE

 
Cashing In on Smart Phone Applications

By EDGAR BATTE
Steady direction: His guiding principles gave him the strength to keep going despite the difficulties.
On a good day he can make between Shs150, 000 and Shs200, 000 and on an average day he can make between Shs60, 000 and Shs110, 000.
His goal is to save Shs40, 000 on a daily basis.

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