Akvo.org – the open source for water and sanitation">Akvo.org – the open source for water and sanitation
Over the weekend I attended the AID Information Challenge. The event was held at the Guardian in London and was part of the Guardian Open Platform. I was fortunate enough to meet the AKVO team.
Thomass Bjelkemann-Pettersson presented an overview of the organisation.
We create and share internet and mobile phone tools that for the first time [...]
Millenium development goals">Millenium development goals
GOAL 1:ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY & HUNGER
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day
Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger
GOAL 2:ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION
Sri Lanka is changing">Sri Lanka is changing
I’ve just returned from a fantasic holiday to Sri Lanka. We’d heard about the the incredible beauty of the island and were attracted by this and the charm of Sri Lankan culture. We had a great trip and were looked after by most most courteous fun loving people. As soon as our South African nationality [...]