Introducing: Sterro Mjanja - DSO WhatsApp Experiment Week 1

This blog post, and the chat experiment it discusses are the result of dedication and hard work from the DSO community, especially Stephen Wanjau, Dennis Ndegwa, Josiah Mutsogu, Bobby Richter, Laura de Reynal, and Chad Sansing. DSO participants describe their smartphone experiences, and talk excitedly about being able to talk…

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Results from Tamasha Hack!

Over the past two days, contributors from Equity Group Foundation, Digital Divide Data, LakeHub, the Mozilla Kenya community took part in Tamasha Hack, using their talent, creativity, and enthusiasm to create designs and prototypes for Android apps that will help new smartphone users in Kenya improve their digital skills. Addressing…

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DSO Nairobi’s First Intervention

This past weekend, the Digital Skills Observatory held its inaugural Intervention, during which Nairobi community members—researchers, designers, developers, teachers, students, and other professionals and volunteers—hosted study participants in a digital skills workshop focused on smartphones, cell networks, and the Internet. Each DSO Intervention is intended to impact the…

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