Nominations open for eNGO South Asia Challenge 2014

Deadline: September 15, 2014

The eNGO Challenge aspires to create an ecosystem of NGOs using Information Communication Technology (ICT) and digital media tools for good governance and practices benefiting societies and communities at large. The Challenge is a joint initiative of Public Interest Registry (PIR) and Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF).

Objectives of the Challenge include:                            

  • To promote and encourage best ICT practices by NGOs for community development
  • To create an ecosystem of NGOs who uses ICTs and digital media for good governance practice for community development
  • To create and build a network of NGOs for good ICT experience sharing, learning and replication
  • To advocate the wider need for good ICT practice among NGOs as the third sector working partner hand in hand with the public and the private sectors
  • To enable grassroots NGOs promote local information, content, activities for global audience and collaboration

Categories

The Challenge is open in five categories for best use of ICT, mobile, digital media & new or social media by an NGO for:

  1. Communication and Outreach
  2. Social Commerce
  3. Advocacy
  4. Organizational Efficiency
  5. Sustainable Development
  6. Best Practice of Mobile Usage
  7. Best Practice of Social Media Usage
  8. Best Practice of Radio and Video Usage

For further details on the eligibility and selection criteria, visit the website here.