The Digital Agency for International Development

We make beautiful, accessible software for NGOs and development agencies

Using web and mobile to empower and create meaningful participation

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Happy Birthday Hinari!

On 9th July 2001 six publishers signed the statement of intent that led to the development of Hinari, which provides developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic content.

Aptivate have been involved in its development since 2006.

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EvalC3 - Analyse M&E Data

EvalC3: a tool to help investigate causes of success and failure in development aid projects.

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New CKAN extensions for MapAction

Tom Daley is currently in Madrid at the International Open Data Conference and the CKANCon pre-event. Tom was part of the team that developed four new generic CKAN extensions for MapAction's Maps and Data Repository.

How we work

 

On time & budget with Agile

The agile methodology allows for delivery of well tested, functional code or features within short time frames. This concept places the solution in the hands of the user sooner rather than later and hence allows for rapid feedback from the user for timely incorporation. Read more

We are experts in your sector

Aptivate has over 10 years of experience within the International development sector. We understand the challenges, pressures and constraints you may face in your projects and have worked with many NGOs and development agencies around the world. Read more

Building what your users need

We run participatory user experience workshops which bring stakeholders and users together in a productive and safe space to encourage cooperation and informed decision-making to ensure the system reflects the reality of their needs. Read more

 

Performing in low bandwidth areas

Everything Aptivate produces is built to be usable by people living in developing countries - online or offline, often using poor quality technology, over low bandwidth and intermittent internet connections. Read more

Featured Projects

Kashana

An open sourced, web based Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) product for development projects and organisations.

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