Posted to the Ethnos Project by on July 2nd, 2012

A publication of the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER)


Mapping the network and its activities
ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network

SMS for human rights
Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG)

Uncharted waters – ICTs in human rights
Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)

The journey in search of people to work with
Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean (CORDIO)

A greater calling
Transparency International Uganda (TIU)

When citizen journalists in Kasese investigated why taps had gone dry
Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)

Exploring conditions for successful mobile-governance in Kenya
iHUB Research

Research on customized economical e-health services in the rural African Great Lakes Region
Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Improving reproductive and child health services through ICT intervention
Invention and Technological Ideas Development Organization (ITIDO)

Empowering local people and communities through ICTs
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Chanjo: Campaign against corruption through music, mobiles and social media
Jua Arts Foundation for the Children

ICT for accessing and promoting cultural heritage resources
National Musuem of Tanzania and House of Culture

Junior ICT
Biniam Mekonnen

Democrazy? – ICT as a catalyst in democratic processes
Katja Sarajeva


The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider) is a resource center for ICT for Development (ICT4D). Spider was established in 2004 and is based at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University. Spider is primarily financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), with complementary funding from Stockholm University.

To learn more about SPIDER, please visit their website.

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