Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Savana Signatures is a youth-led, youth-centered and gender sensitive programming ICT for development (ICT4D) organization based in Ghana with the mission “To equip youth, women and vulnerable groups with ICT skills for personal and professional development through the innovative use of ICT” and a vision of “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT”. The organization over the years has lived and followed…

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“Girls can Do Better in Science”- A Medical Student tells Young Girls

“Girls can Do Better in Science”- A Medical Student tells Young Girls

“Determination is a key to success. You cannot however succeed without a clear vision”. These were inspirational words by Patience Bacho, a medical student at the University for Development Studies (UDS) when she addressed 30 participating young girls at the ongoing ICT Clinic for Girls. ICT Clinic for Girls is an annual event instituted by Savana Signatures, an ICT for development organization to build the capacity of young girls to use ICT for their professional,…

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Constrains in ICT and Gender

By: John Stephen Agbenyo – Executive Director, Savana Signatures http://www.unicef-irc.org/research-watch/Development–digital-innovation-and-children/1010/ The lack of clarity of policy and the failure to create a link between policy statement and strategies on gender is a constraint to the promotion of ICTs and gender related issues. As a crucial development component of the revolutionary global knowledge economy, information and communication technologies have been hailed as possible tools to positively impact development efforts in both developing and developed countries (Steeves…

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