I’ve always been a visual learner. As a digital animator, one of my responsibilities is trying to make important information in international development and public health organizations easier to understand and share. With 65 percent of all people as visual learners, it is important in data-intensive fields such as international development and public health to have training content that is easy to digest through graphic organizers …



In a recent LinkedIn post, World Bank President Jim Kim discussed the global impact of smartphones in even the most remote areas of the world today. President Kim called cheap smartphones the “poor’s new window to the world of the rich.” Not only are smartphones increasingly providing people in the developing world a medium to view possibilities in other countries, they also provide the means for …



Join us July 29, 2014 in Washington, DC for the ICT4Drinks International EdTech Happy Hour! 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET at Alero Restaurant at 13th and U Streets, NW.



What role can mobile phones play in distributing a survey and collecting feedback and data from respondents? In particular, how can we use mobile technology to reach out to and engage individuals in developing countries that tend to be underrepresented in global surveys?

In the recent My World 2015 survey launched in December 2012 in honor of the end of the Millennium Development …



Check out what TechChange alumna, Tessa Ruddy, learned about FirstAccess, an SMS-based loan assessment tool in her recent Mobiles for International Development course. This technology has the potential to give the 2.5 billion adults without a formal bank account an instant credit history.



Learn how Priscilla Chomba-Kinywa, a TechChange alumna of 3 courses and counting, built a SMS-based sex education program for youth in Zambia, and the lessons she learned on applying ICT4D in the context of Africa and beyond.



TechChange Founder and CEO, Nick Martin, has been selected as a 2014 Ariane de Rothschild Fellow! The AdR Fellowship program connects social entrepreneurs with a well-connected network across sectors aimed at conflict resolution through cross-cultural discourse.

Nick is one of 28 competitively selected, visionary fellows who have demonstrate early achievements of a social good organization with a commitment to facilitating cross-cultural dialogue.



Even the best-educated moms can use help and reminders. Read how the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) has been helping mothers around the world.



TechChange Program Coordinator Matthew Heck explains technical aspects of Google Maps Engine to UN Summer Academy Director, Patrick van Weerelt (Photo: S5R3 / Simon Ruf).

In June 2014, TechChange Founder & CEO Nick Martin and Program Coordinator Matthew Heck conducted a training at the 2014 United Nations Summer Academy at the UN headquarters in New York City. 45 participants from across the UN …