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April 2021

Applications Open for 2020 Technovation Girls

April 19

Apply here. Technovation invites teams of young people from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Technovation Girls is a free technology-based program for girls ages 10 - 18. Working in teams (of 1 to 5), girls find a problem in their community and build a mobile app to help solve it. Along the way, they develop their collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership skills. Technovation Girls will take 30+ hours to…

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Training: Designing A Theory of Change for Advocacy Programs

April 21 - April 23
Fairview Hotel, Bishop Rd, Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya
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USD700

Register here: https://form.jotform.com/202655936315054 About the Training For non-profits pursuing advocacy work, even on the narrowest and most local of issues, defining and measuring success is not for the faint of heart. Advocacy and policy programmes can be complex to implement, and more so complex to document results if the M&E design is not thought very well from the beginning. The typical approach to a successful measurement strategy in direct service—developing a (linear) theory of change and measuring in increasingly rigorous…

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DataFest Kampala (Pollicy)

April 29 - April 30

Now More Than Ever, You and Data Are Inseparable Under the theme “Living with Data“, this year we examine the integral role that data plays in almost every aspect of our lives. Unmissable interaction with data in our day-to-day means that the importance of learning how to leverage that interaction for a better human experience cannot be overstated. From the professional experience to finance, from entertainment to healthcare, Data holds the answers to how to make our lives better. Learn…

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December 2021

Open Technology Fund’s Rapid Response Fund

December 31

Deadline: Ongoing The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently accepting applications for the Rapid Response Fund to facilitate the digital emergency response community to resolve threats in a timely and comprehensive manner for individuals, communities, and organisations whose free expression has recently been repressed. OTF offers both direct financial support as well as technical services from trusted partners to high-risk people and organisations, such as bloggers, cyber activists, journalists, and human rights defenders. The Rapid Response Fund offers two types…

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Call for Applications: Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) Grants 2021

December 31

Deadline: Rolling OSIEA plays an active role in encouraging open, informed dialogue on issues of importance in Eastern Africa. Through a combination of grant making, advocacy and convening power, OSIEA is able to support and amplify the voices of pro-democracy organisations and individuals in the region and to strengthen their capacity to hold their governments accountable. This includes efforts to defend and support rights activists and pro-democracy advocates who come under attack for their work. OSIEA occupies a unique niche…

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