|Success Stories, Case Studies, Experiments
A hole in the wall has been extended to coastal Maharashtra, and other stories of change from India.
A hole in the wall, an stunning story about how illiterate slum children start learning to surf on their own.
Akshaya.net. Akshaya net is a project implemented by IT Department, Government of Kerala with Private Sector Participation. It is one of the most ambitious ICT programmes ever attempted in developing countries.It endeavours : to bridge the digital divide in Kerala, to propel Kerala as India’s foremost Knowledge Society,to impart basic IT literacy to at least one member in each of the 65 lakh families in the state, to generate and distribute locally relevant content, to Improve public delivery of services and to catalyse all sectors of IT industry in the state.
ITU-BDT (Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union): Selected success stories.
LINCOS (Little Intelligent Communities) is an initiative of the Fundacion Costa Rica para el Desarollo Sostenible, directed by former president of Costa Rica, José María Figueres. LINCOS consists in the installation of modern Community Centers with information and technology platforms and an educational and sustainable development approach for the use of the technology.
Sucess stories of Online Land Records and Revenue Governance from India.
Tarahaat, an Indian website for village communities.
The Brides.org case studies website. The ICT-Enabled Development Case Study Series aims to disseminate best practice examples of how information communication technology has been successfully used by ground-level initiatives to alleviate poverty. Case studies are an effective tool for examining what works best, what fails, and why. The intention of this series is to share knowledge and catalyse lessons learned about ICT by local organisations and the international community. The current focus is on efforts based in Africa. The case study series is a joint initiative of the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and bridges.org, two organisations that share the goal of encouraging the effective use of ICT in developing countries.
The finalists of the ICT Stories competition 2002 of the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD), Netherlands.
The Knownet links page to ICT case studies and knowledge products.
The Petersberg Prize 2004. The Petersberg Prize is focused on innovative use and impact in the use of ICTs for social and economic development. The Petersberg Prize 2004 will recognize the most exemplary contribution in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for development during the last ten years. The awardee will receive the €100,000 Prize. Deadline for nominations is March 22, 2004.
The Stockholm Challenge Award Website. By highlighting some of the best ICT projects the World over, the Stockholm Challenge helps bring out new models for the information society of tomorrow. The Stockholm Challenge, together with the IICD ICT Stories competition ( http://www.iicd.org/stories/) are the two major sources for ICT success stories.
The Village Phone Programme of Grameen Telecom, Bangaldesh.