Liberia IT Revolution Project

   The Liberia IT Revolution Project is a two-year initiative to boost the IT ecosystem in Liberia, particularly by nurturing and motivating start-ups to identify creative solutions in mobile and internet technologies, software and web development and link them to market opportunities. The project strengthens the Liberian IT sector, creates…

Liberia IT Revolution Project Manager

Terms of Reference: LITR Project Manager Commitment: 46-hours/week; 6 months with possibility for extension Location: Monrovia, Liberia Compensation: salary commensurate with experience Reports to: iLab’s Managing Director iLab Liberia is a non-governmental organization dedicated to providing a collaborative and open learning environment as well as free trainings in information and…

Mobile Data collection: The Liberian experience

Mobile data collection is a new way of conducting enumerations, surveys, etc using mobile devices with various mobile technologies.  These technologies come with a lot of advantages from easy collection, analysis, collaboration to disseminating data in real time onward to finding a unique way to curate and organize data directly…

Innovative mobile service for gathering reports from citizens about road conditions in Liberia launched by Ministry of Public Works

The GIZ/Transport Sector, a department of the German International Cooperation (GIZ) in Liberia recently contracted us to implement one of the first mobile services for citizens engagement for use by the Ministry of Public Works, Republic of Liberia. The project implements and pilots a text message based service for a) citizen…

Ladies in ICT- Social Media

Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. As more and more young Liberians log on and use social media, technology is becoming an important source of change in the country, Liberia has seen an…

Exciting insights from eLearning Africa 2013!

I had the privilege recently to represent iLab  at the eLearning Africa 2013, which was the 8th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training held in beautiful Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.   ELearning Africa 2013 brought together 1480 participants from 65 countries gather in Windhoek for three days of learning, knowledge exchange and networking. The Continent’s…

Experts online!

 Another ICT course for the ladies!..."Mastering the Internet", part of the Google RISE program- Girls in ICT this summer (June - August). Over eighty ladies registered for the course but only 15 (fifteen) were selected for the training based on their scores in the pretest given. The training will last…
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