|Supporting technological innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the developing (and developed) world|
|kiwanja.net helps social innovators, entrepreneurs,
engaged citizens and non-profit organisations make better use of information and communication technologies in their work. Founded by Ken Banks in 2003, kiwanja.net specialises in the application of mobile technology, with a particular emphasis on its role as a driver of innovation, entrepreneurship and social change
around the world.
Combining over twenty-five years' experience in the technology sector with a degree in social anthropology, and nineteen years experience living and working across Africa, kiwanja.net is based on the values, work and interests of Ken Banks.
Ken has been widely recognised by the technology, entrepreneurship and design communities and is the recipient of numerous international awards including:
the Royal Society of Arts (2012)
kiwanja.net focuses on three key activity areas:
Since its inception thousands of innovators, entrepreneurs, citizens and non-profit organisations in over one hundred countries have benefited from kiwanja.net activities.
kiwanja.net also has a strong track record in IT consultancy, and over the past few years has acted as an advisor/consultant to a number of international organisations including UNEP, Fauna & Flora International, the GSM Association, Nike Foundation and The Grameen Technology Centre. Further information on each of our activity areas can be found throughout this site.
If you'd like to get in touch you'll find full details on our Contact page, or if you're on Twitter you can send a tweet to @kiwanja. We're also on Facebook. A photograph and biography are available here, or on Wikipedia.
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