In Rwanda, Voice Technology Innovation Helps Fight COVID

By Mozilla |
Rwandans have a new tool in the fight against COVID: Mbaza, a chatbot that provides timely and accurate information about the pandemic in the Kinyarwanda, French, and English languages.
Mbaza is based out of the Rwanda Biomedical Center, and is a collaboration between Mozilla Common Voice, the Rwandan start-up Digital Umuganda, the Government of Rwanda, and the German Development Cooperation, or “Deutsche…

Connecting The World With Last Mile Connectivity

News Update |

The spread of Covid-19 has highlighted and amplified the digital inequalities that exist between those who have access to the internet and those who do not. Communities that were increasingly connected saw themselves falling behind and public spaces that allowed people to access connectivity were now closed. To connect the world in the next nine years we need 428 billion dollars…