DSO Intervention 1 Continued: Kisumu & Vihiga

After the Intervention workshop in Nairobi the DSO team headed out to western Kenya to hold two more digital skills workshops in Kisumu and Vihiga. Each workshop—an "Intervention"—is intended to impact the study’s treatment group by improving their digital skills. With some careful analysis and iterative design,…

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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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Running an interview & recruiting pilot - Digital Skills Observatory

After running our bootcamp in January, we went into the field to test our recruiting questionnaire and our first interview questions. Our goals were to: Understand what it would be like to recruit 150 participants with our criteria, and how long it would take the field researchers to do so.…

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