Academic Partnership with Vienna University of Technology and Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in MaputoNEW_UEM_LOGO

This project of has started officially on 1 July 2012 and will be running until 30 June 2014.

It’s a partnership with the Vienna University of Technology and the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo – Mozambique (UEM) and the official title is

Strengthening universities’ capacities for improved access, use and application of ICT for social development and economic growth in Mozambique“.

The project is funded by the APPEAR-program of the Austrian Development Agen...

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Digital media training for teachers in Ghana

Our in-service training for teachers in digital media skills in public schools in Ghana at Keta Senior High Technical School has taken place in August & September 2012 in Keta, Ghana. Basically the name says it all – it is about training teachers on digital literacy and how to use IT in their daily work. Here’s some blog posts to read up on it:

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Zanzicode provides free education in the field of Web Development to a small number of talented and motivated students of poor background in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Zanzicode is a project of the Austria based NGO

Our goal is to help build the personal careers of our graduates as well as to kickstart a local web development community. Our work so far has proven that there is both talent and demand for professional web work in Zanzibar. This is true especially now, as the digital gap between Africa and the rest of the world is closed a bit further by East-Africa’s recent connection to the Seacom broadband internet cable. Graduates of the Zanzicode class are meant to act as multiplicators in this emerging market, and will help to strengthen the flow of information and enable the interaction between Zanzibar and the rest of the world through the web.


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Hello Africa

Hello Africa is the title of a documentary that illustrates cellphone culture in Africa. It shows images of contemporary Africa with focus on people’s lifestyles, popular culture, habits, activities and opinions in the context of mobile technology usage.

The movie portraits individuals from all society: teachers, athletes, vendors, watchmen, ...

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Social Business Forge

The Social Business Forge Project is initiated by with the aim to collect and disseminate knowledge about ICT4D, social enterprises and the implications for setting up an association in Austria to support these developments. We would like to share what we have built up here at together with guest postings by providing a solid handbook:

  • Chapter 2 BAO Social Entrepreneurship Model
  • Chapter 3 ICT and the Digital Divide
  • Chapter 4 Communication Strategy
  • Chapter 5 Scientific research management
  • Chapter 6 Social enterprises in the Austrian tax system
  • Chapter 7 Hello Africa
  • Chapter 8 Zanzicode – Education in Web Programming in Zanzibar

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Team Nimble

The NIMBLE BUIDLING DAYS will take place on July 8th, 9th and 10th 2016 in refugee home Kurierhaus Lindengasse of the Viennese Red Cross.
It is an event where we want to help refugees find new perspectives in their difficult daily lifes. Therefore we decided to put a team together and create a place where they feel save, where they can come together in a nice atmosphere, where they simply are happy to stay for a while. Together with the refugees we will make over the Kurierhaus to achieve this goal.

Together, creative and effective for families in need!

Here’s the whole story of Team Nimble and the Nimble Building Days

More than half a year ago we participated at the Helpathon TU Vienna. It is an event where people join together to work on concept for specific issues. Every group has to have a name. So we decidet to call us “Team Nimble” – swift and skilled.

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