Ashoka's Global Blogs

Let’s face it: Africa is on the downward slope to perdition as far as technology is concerned. Many people who are not directly confronted with this reality on the continent are usually lured into a false sense that things are looking up because of...
 Pratima Joshi, Ashoka Fellow and Founding Member of Shelter Associates, talks about how her organization uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS) mapping to improve slum dwellers’ quality of life. The Problem: Slums in India often lack...