Archives: post

Daring to Shift: Youth Voices on Empowerment and Digital Leadership

  Sabine Iradukunda Uwase never planned to be a facilitator.  As a child, “I stuttered,” she says. “I avoided every situation where I had to stand in front of people and speak.” When she got to college, she studied agro-forestry and dreamed of working with farmers in her home country of Rwanda on sustainable agriculture […]

DOT Tanzania gathers #DOTYouth and partners for #TYDS2021

We’re still riding on the wave of this year’s Tanzania Youth Digital Summit (TYDS), which took place in August 2021.  The four-day summit, hosted by DOT Tanzania, involved youth, ITC experts, government and private sector representatives. The summit inspired participants to leverage digital opportunities, calling ecosystem players to nourish digital and technology skills in youth […]

The Digital Shift: Youth Voices on Digital Inclusion and Skills

We are pleased to share our latest youth voices report:  The Digital Shift – Youth Voices on Digital Inclusion and Skills. Youth, especially young women, face a multitude of challenges when it comes to securing opportunities in the digital economy. COVID-19 is just the latest, and a goal of this year’s Tanzania Youth Digital Summit […]

Live video showcase with #DOTYouth from Kenya and Tanzania

On April 26th, DOT joined Global Affairs Canada at an International Girls in ICT Day showcase of the work Canadian organizations are doing with and for girls in ICT.  We were excited to bring in two #DOTYouth virtually: Ruth Kaveke from Kenya and Catherine Kalinga from Tanzania joined via a live video cast to share […]

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: Shopify’s Serena Ngai interviews Kijoli Mjombo, Tanzania

It’s Girls in ICT Day! We’re celebrating by featuring the incredible work of young innovators who are tackling the gender digital divide in their communities and countries. Young people with social enterprises focused on girls in ICT will be interviewed by influencers, supporters, and advocates from the private sector about their initiatives, impact, and inspiration. […]

Introducing DOT’s 2019 YouthLAB: Fredrick H. Semainda

Meet Fredrick H. Semainda, a member of DOT’s 2019 Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YouthLAB) representing Tanzania. Frederick is the director and co-founder of Tanzania Youth Espouse for Gender and Development (TYEGD). He is a champion of the Sustainable Development Goals, and passionate about gender equality, peace, human rights, and justice. Frederick has trained hundreds of […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 with #DOTYouth

For Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, three #DOTYouth hosted Facebook Live video chats about their experiences as entrepreneurs, social innovators, and changemakers. They shared their entrepreneurship journey, what inspires them, and advice for other young social innovators and entrepreneurs. If you missed the Facebook Live events, you can check out the videos below! Shadrack Kamenya, Tanzania I’m […]

My advice: use the resources you already have

Carolyne Ekyarisiima, founder of Apps and Girls in Dar es Salaam, Tanzaina, shares her advice to social entrepreneurs: follow your passion, and use the resources you already have! Transcript: Hi, my name is Carolyne Ekyarisiima! I am from Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. I am the founder of Apps and Girls. Apps and Girls is a […]

This site is registered on as a development site. Switch to a production site key to remove this banner.