Vital technology in Nigeria and Kenya

/ 27 April 2013

I work in a number of pastoral ministry contexts, where people have deep skepticism about engaging social media. Some of that skepticism is appropriate and connects with long standing commitments to social justice. For that reason I’m always alert to stories about the ways in which digital tools might be used to support empowerment and justice. Here’s a powerful description of ways in which various digital tools are being used in Nigeria and Kenya to support community empowerment and small “d” democracy.