technology

Refugees using different tech devices. Photo: Techfugees

Techfugees, empowering the displaced with technology

Smartphones and technology have changed how people respond to large humanitarian crisis. The aim of the project is giving response to the needs of refugees.

Person holding smartphone taking picture of bridge. Photo: Pexels

10 useful Apps and online resources for non-profits

There are plenty of companies that offer free tools to non-profits to help them out in the noble causes.

BeSpecular app, lending eyes to the blind. Image: BeSpecular

BeSpecular, the app lending vision to the blind

The application takes a photo of what the visually impaired person needs to be helped with and attaches a voice message.  

Fèlix Casanellas, winner of the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge.

Fèlix Casanellas: “Technology must solve people’s problems”

Nonius is a technological solution project conceived by Fèlix Casanellas, who won the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge. In this interview he tells us about the project and his views on how technology can help society.

Luwowo Coltan mine near Rubaya, North Kivu / Photo: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti, Flickr

3 ethical alternatives to the Mobile World Congress

During the same days of the Mobile World Congress there will be in Barcelona other more ethical and solidarity-based alternatives. Blood minerals, labour rights, and technological sovereignty are some of the topics that will be discussed at these three events.

17NTC Website. Image: NTEN

The 17NTC, the hub for non-profit professionals

The Non-Profit Technology Conference assembles over 2,000 of the best and brightest professionals from around the world.