Appropriate IT (AI) is a for-profit social enterprise that harnesses the power of technology to advance social justice, equitable access, and inclusive international development

What We Do

Develop solutions & expertise that help individuals & organizations utilize the power & promise of information age for sustainable social change across the world

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Who We Serve

Creating a technology sector that is developing game-changing interventions not just for, but also by, underserved communities

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Why We Do It

Love the potential & excitement around emerging technologies. Equally, if not more, passionate about utilizing this cutting edge tech for social change

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  • Krishi Janani: Stepping Out Into the Great Unknown

    Krishi Janani: Ag Tech Network

    So…Appropriate IT is working on a new sustainable agriculture technology platform – Krishi Janani. We have been at it for a while now, launching a partially working prototype earlier this year. Before I go into the ‘Great Unknown’ parts of the story, a quick summary:

    Krishi Janani is an ag tech network (online platform + young women-led rural ag tech centers) enabling organic and sustainable

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Innovation Lab

Applied research and incubator services to pilot innovative solutions, explore emerging technologies, and establish collaborative ventures to solve long-standing social issues.

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Current Projects

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Open source crowdsourcing and citizen engagement platform for social accountability & improved governance

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Citizen Action Platform

Monitoring, reporting, & resolving issues in health care service delivery for anticorruption and transparency in Uganda

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Web & Mobile App Development

Designing and developing open source information & communication technologies for development (ICT4D)

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Youth engagement platform for lifelong learning and social action in a fun and playful environment.

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Krishi Janani

Ag tech network (online platform + young women-led rural ag tech centers) enabling organic & sustainable farming in India.

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Research Areas

Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Wearable Devices, Artificial Intelligence...

Development Academy

The Development Academy works to redress social inequality by creating opportunities for under-privileged youth, particularly girls and young women, through training in software development, communication, and leadership.

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Currently Offering

Open Source Developer Trainings

Open Source
Developer Trainings

Providing introduction and intensive courses in emerging open source technologies such as big data, machine learning

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Software Development Academies for Young Women

Software Development Academies for Young Women

Free training & mentoring for underprivileged young women so they can access high-growth jobs of the future

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Workforce Preparedness Workshops

Workforce Preparedness Workshops

High-quality training options for businesses to prepare their new hires for employment and long-term success

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Tech Academies for Girls

Tech Academies
for Girls

After-school programs for girls to create peer cohorts learning emerging technologies such as robotics

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