This is episode 3 of our new series looking at the Abilitynet Tech4Good Awards.In this episode Mark Walker meets Billy Dann, Pontso Mafethe and Malcolm Spence of Comic Relief, who introduce the Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award - an exciting new award that focuses on how tech can tackle poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. They explain how Comic Relief works with local communities across the region and pick out some examples of how tech is already delivering benefits in their projects and programmes. They are joined by Elise Leclerc of Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, who has been conducting research on behalf of Comic Relief and its partners. She offers headlines from their forthcoming report, which identifies key trends in how tech is delivering social and community value in the region.More information:https://www.tech4goodawards.com/spotlight-comic-relief-tech4good-africa-award/http://www.comicrelief.com/grantshttp://www.m-iti.orgThis podcast is brought to you by Tech For Good Live and Reason Digital. Give us a shoutout on Twitter @techforgoodlive | @tech4goodawards | @reasondigital #techforgood
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