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iHub Research By Angela Okune / April 8, 2012

WORKSHOP: Technology and Social Enterprise Design and Solution-Based Research with Groupshot + Kiva

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Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Time: 10am – 4:30pm Adam White (from www.groupshot.org) will be leading an open research and design workshop for members of the iHub community in partnership with Kiva (www.kiva.org) the online micro-lending portal. Participants in the workshop will be introduced to context-oriented research and design methods

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 2, 2012

Announcing funding from Google to support the iHub community

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The journey with Google and iHub over the last 2 years Google and iHub have grown together with the community over the last two years learning from each other through events such as Ladies Mapping parties, Trainings on Google Earth, Fireside Chats with Marissa Mayer, Office Hours with Bob Aman and Hackathons . These

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iHub By Anne / March 30, 2012

Second M-governance workshop at the iHub Research

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How can citizens use with m-governance applications to interact with government? How many citizens understand what the term governance means? iHub Research held its second workshop on m-governance on the 22nd of March 2012.The aim of the workshop was to interact with key stakeholders in the industry that affect this

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 29, 2012

M-Maji Launch: A USSD application to improve clean water access in the slums

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    It’s not every day that a mobile application is launched to the accompaniment of songs, dances, and gymnastics. That’s exactly what happened at Sarangombe in Kibera, where a crowd gathered to launch M-Maji  (“mobile-water” in Swahili). M-Maji is a mobile phone-based water information system that aims to empower under-served communities with better

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 28, 2012

Design Thinking Workshop at iHub

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It was a super cool and interactive workshop with Terry and Joshua from Stanford d.school and Dan from University of Nairobi.  If you are a techpreneur,researcher, a designer and you did not attend  then you missed out! We learnt a bunch of interesting and eye-opening things. The workshop started off

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