• Impressions from our participation in the She Code Africa Hackfest

    The name of my team is Team Mems, and here’s a quick summary of our experiences during the She Code Africa (SCA) Hackfest 2022 and how we came second. 

  • Strategies to Increase Women’s Participation in Open Source Projects

    It's no secret that women are underrepresented in open source. But what are the reasons for this? And what can we do about it? This article presents the results of a recent survey of the literature on this topic.

  • Open Source for Equality Case Study: OpenStreetMap Uganda

    This case study is part of a series that showcases successful usage of open-source software with a development objective in Uganda and around the world.

  • It's a Wrap for the 1st Open Source for Equality Challenge

    We have successfully completed our first Open Source for Equality Challenge! The results are impressive: five web apps by five female developers in four local languages, covering a range of topics that will help empower rural women in Uganda.

  • The Open Source Cheat Sheet

    This cheat sheet aims to define key phrases and concepts used to describe open source. It further provides a brief explanation of the words' meanings along with a link to a website where you may get further details.

  • Our Partners: Response Innovation Lab

    The Response Innovation Lab is our ecosystem partner for Uganda.

  • Smart Development Fund

    Open Source for Equality was created with financial support from the Smart Development Fund, a joint initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Commission (EC).

  • Auma - Augmented Audio

    Augmented audio (auma.js) is an open source framework that provides illustrated and interactive audio content.

  • 48percent.org

    48percent.org is on a mission to support the elimination of obstacles preventing equitable access to connectivity.

  • Wikimedia

    Wikimedia supported the development of Audiopedia Wiki through their UNLOCK accelerator program.