Projects

Computer Aid

Computer Aid International provides only the highest-quality, professionally refurbished computers for reuse in education, health and not-for-profit organisations in developing countries. Computer Aid has shipped over 90,000 PCs to where they are... | Read more...

Open Research

Open Research is a consultancy specializing in media and ICT research, as well as project development in southern Africa. Besides conducting independent research, it has formed working relationships with several research associates and project partners... | Read more...

World Computer Exchange

WCE provides computers and support services in education, environment, and economic development to help connect more youth to the internet through our 400 formal Partners in 58 developing countries. | Read more...

Computers for Schools Kenya

CFSK is a non profit making, Non Governmental Organization, dedicated to empowering young Kenyan's with ICT skills at literacy level so as to enable them to further augment our Gross National Product and competently participate in today's technology based global economy. | Read more...

The Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL)

SWMCOL organizes an annual conference with the UNEP project, Caribbean Action Plan. Last year’s theme was e-waste. SWMCOL is now in the process of implementing its own measures for complying with the WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) Directive. | Read more...

Using Refurbished Computers to Share Agricultural Knowledge

BROSDI project, CELAC (Collecting and Exchange of Local Agricultural Content), uses ICT and knowledge sharing methods for poverty reduction and food security. | Read more...

Camara

Camara is a charity based in west Belfast appealing to people who have bought a new computer not to simply scrap their old model. As long as it is in good condition, a new home can be found for old computers in an African school. | Read more...

Computers for Africa

Over the past two years, an innovative project has attempted to change this situation and put technology in the hands of some South African students. Alan Field and Donna Wainwright of Massachusetts started by bringing computers to the district of... | Read more...

E-waste guide

The large quantities of e-waste being generated have spawned a new industry: e-waste recycling. E-waste recycling is lucrative business because electronics consist of valuable materials such as gold, copper but also plastic, glass, etc. | Read more...

Green my Apple

A report detailing the Greenpeace campaign to make Apple computers more environmentally friendly. | Read more...

E-waste association of South Africa

Gives information on e-waste, recycling, collection points and refurbishers for individuals and businesses in South Africa. Also advises on government policy as regards to e-waste. | Read more...

Computer lab to fight youth unemployment

Oyoko is a small community in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Most people in Oyoko are farmers. Farming however is not enough to provide employment for Oyoko's youth. Most of them are unemployed, so the community decided to tackle this problem by the... | Read more...

Catalyzing Access to ICT in Africa (CATIA)

The Catalyzing Access to ICT in Africa (CATIA) programme aims to enable poor people in Africa to gain maximum benefit from the opportunities offered by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and to act as a strong catalyst for reform. | Read more...

Stop dumping in Africa – UN

The United Nations has called for policies to protect African nations from unregulated imports of electronic wastes (e-waste) that release heavy metals and chemicals. This call comes after the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced... | Read more...

Digital Links

Digital Links offers a comprehensive and quality-assured IT disposal service to UK companies, and we refurbish computers for reuse in schools, NGO's and small enterprises across the developing world. | Read more...

Old PCs for new uses, The Register, UK.

Corporates tend to buy higher-specced machines than their public sector counterparts - and they decommission them sooner. But they are markedly more reluctant to release PCs for re-use, according to Roberts. Security fears are to blame for this. | Read more...

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for English-speaking African countries.

The Basel Convention was adopted on 22 March 1989 by the Conference of Plenipotentiaries which was convened at Basel from 20 to 22 March 1989. This introductory text to the Basel Convention contains general information about the origins of the... | Read more...

IT Schools Africa

ITSA is a Cheltenham based charity set up in 2004 to send computers to schools in Africa. ITSA creates opportunities for children in Africa by providing access to information technology, improving educational and economic prospects and reducing the digital divide. | Read more...

The Association for Progressive Communications

APC is an international network of civil society organizations dedicated to empowering and supporting groups and individuals working for peace, human rights, development and protection of the environment, through the strategic use of information and... | Read more...

French government sends PCs free to Africa

L'Internethon vise à remettre 2000 PC recyclés -ainsi que des logiciels et des modems- lors du renouvellement du parc informatique d'entreprises et d'administrations, au profit d'associations, de centres sociaux et d'organismes de réinsertion, en France et dans les pays. | Read more...

ASSO in Burkina Faso

Since 2001 ASSO has made new ICTs available to teachers, students and the general population by opening a data-processing and multi-media centre in Bobo dioulasso. The centre provides a means of gathering information and giving training, and giving... | Read more...

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