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Listen to the Right People

It's impossible to find a good solution to a problem you don't understand. I think that the first place to start when looking for a solution is understanding the problem by listening to the people it impacts the most. The knowledge one gains creates a foundation for a solution to be built on.

Listening to the right people also leads to understanding the circ***tances of the problem: what other social, cultural or political elements contribute to this problem? What has already been…

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Posted by Catherine S-M on March 31, 2016 at 10:58pm

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I will be shadowing BongoHive. I know its a bit unusual to follow a group of people instead of an individual. What is so unique about BongoHive is that it is actually Zambia's first innovation and technology hub. It is a platform that hosts brilliants minds that come together to share ideas and through the use of technology for development. The wh*** idea was to create an entrepreneurship hub where youths can go to unleashing their untapped potential whilst making a difference. This has been… Continue

Posted by Namwaka Mooto on January 13, 2016 at 2:53pm

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It is very interesting to read the Innovation in Africa tips because most of these tips are what we already know but usually overlook or do not put much value to. I really like the concept of "Innovate on existing platforms" because it means you are utilizing something that is already in existence. Most people tend to give excuses for not being able to create things due to a lack of funds and time constraints. However, if you are going to build on something that already exists, then you are… Continue

Posted by Namwaka Mooto on January 13, 2016 at 11:46am

Ten Years From Now....

Ten years from now will be 2025 for me - I will be 49 and have 23 and 21 year old daughters.

I find I find it very hard to look that far ahead as I try to live in the present moment so that I don't miss what's happening right now. However, on the current trajectory, my dream would be this....

my girls will be active members of society, probably in higher education and wanting to be world changers rather than just consumers in society.

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Citadel Agents Answer Urgent Evoke

Citadel agents, congratulations for making it this far. Your journey is just beginning. Over the next several weeks you will be asked to contemplate some of our worlds most urgent challenges. Explore, imagine, act and evoke the future you want to realize. We hope others will join you and follow your [...]

EVOKE Group Play

Greetings EVOKE agents, Over the summer we completed another round of EVOKE for almost 40 classrooms with players from Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Morroco, Nepal, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Taiwan, Uganda, USA, and Zambia.  During this phase players created over 2,000 new blog posts. Congratulations to all new agents for sharing [...]

Season 1 Dark Site to re-open for new groups

Greetings EVOKE agents.   Are you ready to re-engage?   Are you ready to welcome new agents to the network?  Due to overwhelming demand from teachers and community leaders, EVOKE – Season 1 dark site will re-open on a three month trial run basis.  New groups of players can now submit a [...]

EVOKE wins #1 Social Game of the Year!

Happy 2011 EVOKE agents!  Great news to kick off the new year – EVOKE received top honors in 2010 from Games for Change, the leading global organization for games designed to have a positive real world impact.  Congrats to the entire development team, and to all of you who contributed to the EVOKE community! We will soon be accepting [...]

World Bank Apps for Development Challenge

Agents, While we await the next season of EVOKE, I wanted to share with you another challenge brought to you by the World Bank — the apps for development challenge — See link – http://appsfordevelopment.challengepost.com/ The World Bank launched its Open Data Initiative in April, 2010. This initiative made an array of data sets, including the World Development [...]

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Episode 9 CODE PHRASE: "Isinzi nti be sha. The crowd does not lie" 30 Replies

It's an old Burundian proverb: "The crowd does not lie."  What do you think this code phrase means to the EVOKE Network?Continue

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Episode 9 QUEST: Secret Allies 10 Replies

Have questions?  Want advice?  Tips to share?  Discuss the Secret Allies quest here.Continue

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Episode 9 MISSION: Crisis Networking 14 Replies

Have questions?  Need help?  Ideas to share?  Looking for collaborators?  Discuss the Crisis Networking mission here.Continue

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Episode 9 STORY: What was Alchemy's message? 14 Replies

What do you think Alchemy said to the people of Guangzhou?  Discuss what happened in Episode 9 here.Continue

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