[Air-L] kiwanja.net >Mobile Applications Database

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] gerrymck at iastate.edu
Mon Nov 2 13:33:39 PST 2009


Colleagues/

 

A Most Excellent Initiative !

 

/Gerry 

 

Since 2003, kiwanja.net has been helping empower local, national and
international non-profit organisations to make better use of information
and communications technology in their work. Specialising in the
application of mobile technology, it provides a wide range of
ICT-related services drawing on over 22 years experience of its founder,
Ken Banks. Non-profits in over forty countries have so far benefited
from a range of kiwanja initiatives, ... .

 

kiwanja also regularly gives talks at international workshops,
conferences and events on a wide range of mobile-related topics
including grassroots mobile innovation, the use of mobile phones in
international conservation and development efforts, FrontlineSMS, and
the role of anthropology in the social mobile space

 

Its Mobile [Applications] Database is one of the most comprehensive
sources of mobile-related articles, projects and reports on the web,
dedicated to documenting the social and environmental impact of mobile
phones in developing countries.

 

.... The Mobile Applications Database contains details of projects from
around the world which make social and environmental use of mobile
technology in fields such as human health, economic empowerment,
conservation, education, human rights and poverty alleviation.

 

!!! Thanks To / Ilene Frank / For The HeadsUp !!!

 

Links To Main Page And Search And Browse Database Page Available At

 

 [ http://tinyurl.com/ygrot7s  ]

 

Do Explore !

 

Regards,

 

/Gerry 

 

Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University Library

Ames IA 50011

 

gerrymck at iastate.edu

 

There Is No Answer, Only Solutions / Olde Irish Saying

 

The Future Is Already Here, It's Just Not Evenly Distributed

Attributed To William Gibson, SciFi Author / Coined 'Cyberspace



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