technology

Members of the Softcalà team

Softcatalà works with the Catalonian Generalitat Department of Health to assemble a dictionary of medical terminology that is in Catalan.

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NGO use digital resources below the potential they could exploit

The 2018 global survey on the use of NGOs in information technology shows that the Third Sector has not yet made the transition into the digital age, and that Africa and Asia are on the verge.

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The objective of the survey is to know the level of technological development of NGOs.

The NGO Global Technology Report is a research tool used to examine the usage of technology within the non-profit sector.

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Congo conflict on Coltan.

Justícia i Pau has been working many years on this campaign to denounce and disseminate the relationship between technology products and armed conflict and the violations of human rights in some countries.

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Food waste. Photo: U.S Department of Agriculture, Flickr

weSAVEeat brings shops and users together in order to sell the surplus of the day at cheaper prices.

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Refugees using different tech devices. Photo: Techfugees

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.

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Person holding smartphone taking picture of bridge. Photo: Pexels

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

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

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

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Fèlix Casanellas, winner of the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge.

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.

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

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.

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17NTC Website. Image: NTEN

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

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