Civic Tech in Africa is a podcast by the Civic Tech Innovation Network in partnership with VowFM.
The Civic Tech in Africa podcast focuses on the profiling of civic tech initiatives and civic innovators, activists, researchers, social entrepreneurs and others working in the civic tech and other related fields in Africa.
In this episode, OpenUp team members JD Bothma (Head of Product) and Adrian Kearns (Head of Programmes) shared OpenUp’s approach in implementing civic tech projects and reflect on some challenges they have faced in implementing civic tech projects in rural South Africa.
They also talk about the importance of implementing user-centered civic tech projects when attempting to resolve people’s real-life challenges.
Listen here: https://podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/user-centred-civic-technology-with-openup/id1561[…]AR3t3ab24mBmDRK4CIwuRFggCHfZvIfPQ3_BuS_NoiFPNQaHX98tK-bCWs4