The future of e-waste in Africa

24 August 2021
Close up of e-waste in a skip

Driven by the vision on an Internet for Everyone, The Internet Society (ISOC) Zimbabwe Chapter runs programs aimed at making a difference locally, informing policy, and educating the public about Internet-related issues. In collaboration with the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, they are a 2021 awardee of our Research Grant Programme that examines the impact of the Internet on the environment. We spoke with Dr Vusumuzi Maphosa, lead Researcher and Jasper Mangwana, ISOC Zimbabwe President to learn more about this project and what it hopes to achieve.

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Five questions with Dr. Chomora Mikeka, Greening the Internet Research Programme Grantee

22 April 2021
Wind turbines at sunset

Associate Professor Chomora Mikeka is the Director of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in the Ministry of Education of Malawi Government, and former Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Malawi. His PhD research was about power autonomous sensor radio based on cellular and digital TV RF energy harvesting. He is a…

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Internet Society Foundation Announces $300,000 in Grants

16 December 2019

The new Internet Society Foundation has issued its first set of Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants (ranging from $12,000 to USD $30,000 each) to 13 groundbreaking projects that seek to spread the benefits of the Internet around the world.

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Palestine Chapter Project for Schoolgirls Honored as WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion

9 April 2019

The Internet Society Palestine Chapter project “Online Sexual Harassment-and-Blackmail Awareness for Palestinian Schoolgirls (iSHA)” has been selected as a World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2019 Champion for the Category “Building confidence and security in use of ICTs”. On Tuesday 9 April, the project was honored by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union…

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Apply now for Beyond the Net Small Grants for 2019

17 February 2019

The Internet Society Foundation is delighted to announce the call for applications for the Beyond the Net Small Grant Programme 2019! For nearly a decade, the Beyond the Net Small Grant Programme and the former Chapter Events Funding Programme have played a major role in the development of the Internet Society Chapter and Special Interest…

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