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SMS Loans Let People Skip Banks in the Developing World

SMS Loans Let People Skip Banks in the Developing World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Zidisha connects lenders with entrepreneurs in places where access to capital doesn't come easy.
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Four Major Changes in Global Prosperity

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It was Abraham Maslow who gave us that famous observation — “when the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”  We all understand the implication: Anyone attempting to solve an ambiguous problem should start out in possession of a broad set of tools.

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WEB: A touching documentary about One Laptop Per Child and the spread of ... - The Next Web

WEB: A touching documentary about One Laptop Per Child and the spread of ... - The Next Web | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In keeping with this year’s Social Media Week theme of “Reimagining Human Connectivity,” filmmaker Michael Kleiman has released WEB, a documentary that takes a close look at the One Laptop Per Child rollout in Peru while examining the larger social implications the Internet will have as it spreads to new populations around the world.

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The revolution will NOT be in Open Data | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

The revolution will NOT be in Open Data | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

I’ve had a lingering feeling of unease that things were not quite right in the world of open development and ICT4D (Information and communication technology for development), so at September’s Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva I took advantage of the presence of some of the world’s top practitioners in these two areas to explore the question: How does “openness” really effect change within development?

 

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