Shikoh Gitau, Paul Plantinga, Kathleen Diga, David Hutchful
As young practitioners and scholars, we are members of a wider community interested in HCI for development (HCI4D) and, more generally, ICT for development (ICTD). Our focus is popularly understood as the use of "digital technology to deliver specific development goals" . We believe the best people to design technology to overcome development impediments are the people directly facing those impediments. Thus, given the extent of the socio-economic challenges that exist in Africa, we find it troubling that the works of African ICT practitioners and scholars living in Africa are under-represented in the HCI4D and ICTD corpus . The…
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