What the Data Revolution Means for Global Development and M&E


In the last decade, new technology has made advances in data storage and analysis to leverage the greater volume of data available. The digital universe made up of all the data we create and copy will only increase in …
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Storytelling with Video Animation: How to Measure Peace


How do you measure peace?

In July, DME for Peace got in touch with TechChange to help tell the story about the challenges that peacebuilders face. DME for Peace (Design, Monitoring & Evaluation …
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How an Online Course Gave this MBA Graduate an Edge, and Ultimately a Job Offer


TC105: Mobiles for International Development alumna, Ivy McCottry is starting a job at AT&T after completing her TechChange M4D course and MBA at Wake Forest University.

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What Happened in Our Last Mobiles for International Development Course?


Four months ago, we wrapped up our ninth TC105: Mobiles for International Development course here at TechChange. Fifty-eight participants joined us online from twenty-two different countries for our four-week course with guest experts, live events, and great …
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Improving Malaria Case Outcomes using Blended Learning for Africa’s Private Sector


Malaria Consortium partnered with TechChange to build a comprehensive digital course to train private sector health workers and RDT sales representatives in this context. This 11 module course includes around 400 slides for 6 hours of content takes participants through the biology behind the malaria parasite, discusses the medical philosophy behind diagnostic practices, and walks users through interactive scenarios for patients presenting a range of symptoms.
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Revolutionizing Data with GeoPoll: A TechChange Alumna Interviews Amy Sweeney


For my final project for TC105: Mobiles for International Development, I decided to interview Amy Sweeney of GeoPoll, one of the guest speakers of our class. Working on global development issues, I am …
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M4D Online Course Sneak Peek: Mobile Money Beyond M-Pesa with Chrissy Martin of Zoona


While M-Pesa is the most well-known mobile-based financial transfer service, there are more players in the field such as Zoona, an African social enterprise that provides mobile payments and working capital financing to micro & small enterprises. Chrissy works as the Global Partnership Manager at Zoona and we can’t wait to hear more about the cool things that Zoona is doing in Africa when she joins us in the upcoming Mobiles for International Development online course.
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Reflections on the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship: Cross-Cultural Dialogue & Social Entrepreneurship at Cambridge University


Earlier this summer, I was selected to participate in the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship program. The fellowship brings together 25 leaders from North America and Europe to Cambridge University for two weeks to learn about …
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When Technologies Reach the Poor and the Remote


Hamlet (community) health workers in Vietnam learn to interact with mCare (Photo credit: FHI360)

With international development program cycles often having a “project design phase”, how can online learning as a team improve project design? …
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Global Internet Access Initiatives: Breaking Down Digital Divides for the Developing World


Internet connectivity is increasingly being seen as a human right in our digital world. Today, most of us can’t imagine a world without the Internet, yet only 30% of the world has access to it. Here are some global initiatives to make the internet more affordable and accessible to the most remote areas of the world:
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