More than 40 young Afghan tech experts, innovators, social entrepreneurs and new media specialists gathered in Kabul for the first-ever Kabul Innovation Lab to address Afghanistan's most pressing social problems and try to develop some technical solutions, in the last week of January.
The core of Mardamej is obviously innovation and delivering of results. November 2011 was a special month for Armenian techies and social activists when meeting each other in one room. A good thing is that there was no time for thinking twice and no room to bring friends to have fun together - only chance and time to bring your brightest social idea to the website of SIC and sit back waiting for this idea to be chosen.
Tajikistan offers a lot of internet opportunities for young people with ideas who are willing to put them in IT. The problem that the country is facing right now is connected with low level of IT education, lack of access devices and high costs. Despite these facts there's a plenty of young talented people in the region. They try to educate themselves, search for new job opportunities, try to create internet content.