• Impressions from our participation in the She Code Africa Hackfest

    The name of my team is Team Mems, and here’s a quick summary of our experiences during the She Code Africa (SCA) Hackfest 2022 and how we came second. 

  • Strategies to Increase Women’s Participation in Open Source Projects

    It's no secret that women are underrepresented in open source. But what are the reasons for this? And what can we do about it? This article presents the results of a recent survey of the literature on this topic.

  • Quick Start Guide for NGOs and CBOs

    The aim of Open Source for Equality is to help organisations get started using digital tools for their outreach activities. This guide can help you take the first steps. 

  • Open Source for Equality Case Study: OpenStreetMap Uganda

    This case study is part of a series that showcases successful usage of open-source software with a development objective in Uganda and around the world.

  • It's a Wrap for the 1st Open Source for Equality Challenge

    We have successfully completed our first Open Source for Equality Challenge! The results are impressive: five web apps by five female developers in four local languages, covering a range of topics that will help empower rural women in Uganda.

  • Fala Saúde Provides Interactive Educational Content About Leprosy

    Fala Saúde ("Speak Health") is a web application built for DAHW Brazil. The web application was designed to provide interactive educational content about leprosy and other skin diseases in audio format to health workers in Brazil.

  • Open Source for Equality Day Kampala

    In order to introduce and further develop the Open Source for Equality (OSEQ) initiative, we have been planning a deep dive into a local ecosystem for quite some time. The Open Source for Equality Day in Kampala was the official kick-off for these activities.

  • The Open Source Cheat Sheet

    This cheat sheet aims to define key phrases and concepts used to describe open source. It further provides a brief explanation of the words' meanings along with a link to a website where you may get further details.

  • Audiopedia - Open Audio Health Education for Marginalized Women

    Health and nutrition education programs are usually targeted at women, as they are traditionally seen as the primary caregivers. Yet 500 million women worldwide are still illiterate. Such numbers make it ever so necessary for a sustainable and adaptable strategy to deliver information to excluded communities that do not depend on the printed language. Audiopedia addresses this challenge.


  • MENDIS.app - an open source audio-based mental health survey

    MENDIS.app (Mental Distress Application) is an audio-based survey web-app, using mental health screening as a test case to evaluate the broader use of audio-based surveys.