By Leeuw van Moerkerken: a short report of a Living Lab. Four students from VU and UNIMAS built an educational app named EDUCOMX. It combines education in english with a game. The app was tested by 21 children.
For several decades ICT4D practitioners over the world — funded by international development donor agencies or private funds — have tried to empower disadvantaged communities by providing them with ICT solutions. However, this has not not always worked out successfully. Often, technologies have been deployed for the “poor” without knowing their needs or assessing their […]