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Revi Sterling (second from left) works with NetHope, which specializes in improving IT connectivity among humanitarian organizations in developing countries and areas affected by disaster. One of her main focus areas is how access to technology can empower women.

Revi Sterling: Technology gives women a voice

Revi Sterling is changing the game for women in developing countries, one cell phone at a time. “Women have a lot of things to say and often, only men have... Read More

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Global Communications

Technology can transform lives for the better. United Methodist Communications can work with you to develop a strategy for your ministry beyond the U.S. Email us at ICT4D@umcom.org or call us at 877-281-6535.

Thane Richard (left) is publisher and chief operating officer of Outernet. Outernet uses capacity on a global satellite network to beam data from the open Internet to users with a receiver, similar to the way radio works. Photo courtesy of Thane Richard.

Thane Richard: Librarian for the World

A new global satellite network can beam information to those without Internet service. The publisher of “Humanity’s Public Library” will speak at upcoming technology conference. Read More

Revi Sterling: Technology gives women a voice

Revi Sterling is changing the game for women in developing countries, one cell phone at a time. “Women have a lot of things to say and often, only men have... Read More

April Gonzaga-Mercado (right) and Isaac Broune lead a panel discussion on using communications as aid as part of the Game Changers Summit at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

2015 Game Changers Summit, Sep 17-19

Communications technology is connecting people in developing countries with vital, sometimes life-saving information. Join us and learn new ideas for your global work. Read More

John Kaumba Makulu, left, and the Rev. Chris Tshitenga work together on a video about community health workers and a United Methodist Communications training in Kamina. Tshitenga plans to develop a radio story from the video. Photo by Vicki Brown, UMNS.

Church media form new Africa radio network

A new network of United Methodist radio stations in Africa will provide more stories, help reach a previously isolated audience and generate income. Read More

Julio Malikane, right, program director of Medic Mobile, demonstrates the text messaging system used by community health workers. Phillippe Kituka Lolonga, the East Congo Conference communicator, looks on. Photo by Neelley Hicks, UMNS.

Church best way to reach rural Africa

Community health workers armed with mobile phones can lead African communities in saving the lives of mothers and babies. Read More

What is ICT4D?

ICT4D (Information & Communications Technology for Development) is being used to transform communications across The United Methodist Church, and within communities in the developing world who have been most cut... Read More

No greater gift

United Methodist Communications visited Kindu, Democratic Republic of Congo with Goal Zero solar devices to demonstrate how this technology can be used without traditional resources. Read More

Using Technology for Social Good

An Exploration of Best Practice in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development. Read More

ICT4D Product Evaluation

Want to know what equipment has been proven and tested? Check out this product evaluation report by United Methodist Communication in partnership with Inveneo. Read More

Ebola: A Poem for the Living

United Methodist Communications, Chocolate Moose Media and iheed have produced an animated video for use in West Africa that helps dispel myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention. View

Give Now to ICT4D

A clear message sent the right way can reach people where they are, and save lives. United Methodist Communications ICT4D Church Initiative helps make this happen in the developing... Donate Now