Civic Tech

Revolutionizing Civic Engagement: The Story of Islah.city in Morocco

Revolutionizing Civic Engagement: The Story of Islah.city in Morocco

By Abdellatif Belmkadem | January 23, 2024

In Casablanca, Islah.city has taken root as a transformative initiative, reshaping how citizens engage with their local government. It is not just a tool for reporting issues; it is a catalyst for change and an embodiment of the power of civic participation. This platform, which leverages the FixMyStreet open-source platform originally developed by MySociety in the UK, transcends traditional barriers to civic participation to seamlessly connect citizens with their local government.

How DemTech Supports Digital Organizing Around the World

How DemTech Supports Digital Organizing Around the World

By Jesper Frant | May 10, 2023

Digital organizing is a key component of any successful political campaign. It involves using technology to mobilize supporters, raise funds, communicate messages, and get out the vote. It can also be a powerful tool for governing. Digital tools enable members of parliament to manage constituent correspondence or even manage interactions with citizens. However, not all digital organizing tools are created equal. Some are tailored to specific contexts, while others are better suited to business or sales applications.

DemTools Through the Ages

DemTools Through the Ages

By Chris Doten | December 08, 2021

I’m delighted that the NDI DemTech team has hit another major milestone with a fresh iteration of the Democracy Toolkit, DemTools. For anyone reading this blog, it’s probably self-evident that we live in an increasingly digital world, and for an expanding majority of humans everywhere on Earth being able to engage online is a requirement to make best use of their abilities and maximise their impact.