December 13, 2017

C-Sema Digital Profile

‘SEMA’ is Kiswahili for ‘SPEAK’ ~ we use technology to provide children with platforms where their voices are heard.   We run the National Child Helpline – in collaboration with Government of Tanzania – a toll-free telephone service (116) that responds to children needs in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. We voice their concerns to GOVERNMENT. With Internet Watch Foundation hotline […]
November 29, 2017

Guest post by KIIYA JK – ICT4SI Network Lead for East Africa

Prior to this year’s ICT 4 Social Innovation Conference #ICT4SI17, our main funder SPIDER hosted a two day training for Network Leads across Africa, Asia and Latin America (#PENTHIO ) to enable Network leads to improve on how they manage networks that focus on Sustainable Development. The workshop took place in Abuja, Nigeria on 23rd-24th November 2017. This was closely […]
November 17, 2017

RAPE on this week #116Stories…

On 17th July 2017 at 10:28, a devastated mother called the Helpline #116 from Chimala, Mbarali. She reported that her daughter, Mary, who was only 11, had been raped four times by a 66 year-old man. A Helpline counselor took her through all the steps she had to take to ensure her daughter received justice. Mary was taken to a […]