The unfortunate reality of technology funding is this: There is no magical technology funder out there. So when you hire a new employee, you’re on your own to find a computer for them, and all the software for it and licenses for any databases or systems you use, and those costs add up quickly.
To fund such technology, you need to be creative and look beyond foundation support. How can you reduce technology costs and raise technology money at the same time in create your path to bridging the digital divide gap?
Just as there’s no magical funder technology projects, there’s no silver funding bullet, either. But there are a couple of steps you can take to help.
Let’s take a look at what Chloe Kelly from the US State department had to share at the just ended Digital Rights & Inclusion Forum in Lagos. She was speaking about Financing Digital Rights projects in Africa.
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