Mobile devices, cloud computing, real-time reporting, and emerging technologies all have the potential to help reduce poverty and inequality around the world. The international development community refers to this as ICT4D, information and communication technologies for development.
Compiling a list of open-source solutions could help NGOs and civil-society organizations to discover free platforms and tools, extend existing solutions, and avoid duplicating each other’s work. It could also help organizations avoid getting locked into long-term relationships with individual vendors.
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