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Audiopedia Selected for UNDP Digital X Catalogue: Empowering Rural Women through Innovation

We are delighted that Audiopedia has been selected for the Digital-X catalogue by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) following an extensive selection process. More than 30 UNDP experts worked to find, match and link ready-to-use digital solutions to the pressing needs of UNDP, UN partners and governments. In the end, 100 solutions were selected from more than 4,000 submissions.

  • Feminist Development Policy: Empowering Women through Digital Solutions

    Feminist foreign policy and feminist development policy have been gaining traction in recent years, with governments around the world starting to embrace these approaches. Germany is one such country, with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) implementing a feminist development policy that recognizes the impact of gender inequality on development outcomes.

  • Double Your Impact: How Matching Gifts Can Help Support Audiopedia Foundation

    Did you know that many companies offer matching gift programs that can double your donation to Audiopedia Foundation? If you're looking for an easy way to support our cause and amplify your impact, you may want to check if your employer has a matching gift program hosted through Benevity, a popular platform used by many corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.

  • Preserving Indigenous Knowledge and Empowering Marginalized Populations: The Power of Community Radio and Audiopedia

    Radio has been a crucial tool for sharing information and connecting communities for over a century. In fact, radio remains one of the most widely used forms of media today, reaching billions of people around the world. This is especially true in developing countries, where radio is often the most accessible and affordable form of media.

  • Celebrating International Women's Day 2023: Our Contribution to DigitALL and Gender Equality

    International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8th every year, is a day to recognize the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and to call for gender equality. This year, the theme for IWD 2023 is "DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality".

  • "Radio na Bayaka" - Participatory Awareness Raising Project for the Aka Indigenous Population

    The Aka people, also known as Bayaka, are an indigenous population living in the Likouala region of the Republic of Congo. Despite their rich cultural heritage, the Aka have faced numerous challenges and obstacles.

  • Unlocking the Potential of Marginalised Women: The Mission of Audiopedia Foundation

    As someone who is passionate about gender equality and the empowerment of all marginalised groups, you understand the importance of education and access to knowledge as tools to achieve these goals. But what about the millions of people around the world who face barriers to education, such as poverty, illiteracy or lack of access to technology? How can we ensure that their voices are heard and their potential is realised?

  • Empowering Refugee Women With Accessible Health Education: The Audiopedia Project in Uganda

    Access to health education is crucial to improving the health and well-being of individuals, especially in challenging settings such as refugee camps where access to information is limited. The Audiopedia project in Uganda, in partnership with the local NGO TPO (Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation), aimed to address this issue by providing accessible health education to women in the Palorinya refugee settlement using solar audio players. 

  • Indigenous Peoples: A Snapshot of Challenges and Resilience in 10 Facts

    Indigenous peoples around the world have been facing many challenges for centuries. They are often marginalized, displaced, and their rights are not respected. The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) has published an infographic that highlights some of the key facts about the state of Indigenous peoples today.


  • The Case for an Indigenous Audiopedia: Protecting Oral Languages and Cultures in the Digital Age

    Indigenous communities are among the most marginalised and vulnerable in the world, and their traditional knowledge and cultures are at risk of being lost forever. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for the protection and promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity, as well as the rights of indigenous peoples. One of the most pressing issues facing indigenous communities is the loss of their traditional languages.