Articles by Jennifer Liebschutz
When we launched Digital Divide Data as a social enterprise in Cambodia in 2001, we quickly realized that providing work opportunities to disadvantaged high school graduates was not enough. In time, we saw that our work-study participants were able to access new professional opportunities and earn higher incomes. Twelve years later, we hope this impact can be scaled up by our organization and others to include many more people and communities around the world.
In the past, DDD hired an outside research firm to interview our alumni and current program participants face-to-face. This process was time-consuming for both the interviewers and interview subjects, and it was difficult for us to obtain data from alumni living in far-flung provinces and rural areas. This year, we switched to an online survey.