Mobile Technology Gender and Development

One problem shared by the poor in all developing countries is lack of affordable access vto relevant information and knowledge services. There is widespread consensus that information and communication technologies (ICTs) present the best solution to this problem, with mobile technology showing particular promise. Mobile Technology are more affordable than computers, require less infrastructure, do not require the user to have much technological knowledge or even to be able to read and write, and are easy to carry from place to place.