Launching the Principles for Digital Inclusion in the Green Economy

OTTAWA, Canada, February 12, 2024 — Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is thrilled to unveil a significant milestone resulting from the collaborative efforts of the EDISON Alliance Sprint Group. In the span of seven months, from May to November 2023, DOT, alongside esteemed partners like NetHope, Dubai Cares, Goodwall, The Digital School, UNICEF, and other members, […]

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Four #DOTYouth who will make you feel good about what’s possible in times of crisis

If you were able to join our webinar today, hosted in partnership with Catalyst 2030 – thank you! If you missed it, click play above to learn about how #DOTYouth are tackling COVID-19 in their communities with inspiring grassroots initiatives and social enterprises.  No time to watch? That’s ok! Read a recap of the session below – […]


Digital Opportunity Trust launches #DOTYouth Street Team to tackle COVID-19

In the midst of a global pandemic, youth are identifying the challenges and needs in their communities, and moving rapidly to address them to get ahead of COVID-19 as it hits their regions.  The first #DOTYouth Street Team will consist of 50 youth with already-underway and impactful COVID-19 response initiatives in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, […]


Here’s how youth in Africa are creating rapid responses to COVID-19

In Africa, experts are warning that fragile systems could be overwhelmed.  But, in the midst of this, youth are innovating.  Youth are identifying the challenges and needs in their communities, and moving rapidly to address them to get ahead of the pandemic as it hits the continent.  At Digital Opportunity Trust, we’re seeing inspiring and […]


4 Tips to Remember When Measuring the Impact of Your Social Enterprise

As a social innovator, you’re focused on creating positive change in your community. Measuring your impact is how you know if you’re successfully doing that. Impact measurement is helpful to understand how effectively your social innovation is serving the people it is meant to serve. Here are four things to remember when measuring your impact. […]


Youth Voices: Youth-Led Social Entrepreneurship in East Africa and the Middle East

We’re pleased to launch the newest report from DOT’s Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YouthLAB).  The rise of social entrepreneurship is changing the nature of work and the face of development in countries around the world. This research, conducted by DOT’s YouthLAB, demonstrates that – with ecosystems of support, mindsets, digital skills, and social enterprise encouragement […]


IWD 2019: #DOTYouth who are #BalanceforBetter superstars

This International Women’s Day, we asked #DOTYouth to share how their initiatives are creating opportunities for women in their communities and driving change towards gender balance. This year, the International Women’s Day theme was #BalanceforBetter: achieving gender balance for better, more inclusive economies, societies, and communities. We’re excited to share two stories of #DOTYouth who […]


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