New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, the Development Reality Institute, and Echale a Tu Casa, selected as 2013 partner initiatives.
Today, the Americas Business Council Foundation (abc) announced they will invest significant financial, advisory, and media resources with three Ashoka social entrepreneurs through a two-year partnership based on the impact abc’s resources can have in scaling and replicating their projects.
The Open Technology Institute’s (OTI) Commotion Wireless Project based in the United States, works to provide free, ubiquitous and safe communications across the globe using mobile phones and Wi-Fi enabled devices to connect poor, rural and other underserved communities. abc*’s objective is to implement their technology in various communities in the Americas and supports OTI as it looks to build a for-profit arm to enhance the research and development and overall work of the non-profit project.
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