Tag: dabba

Dabba in The Economist

In the development world, getting a project profiled in The Economist is a bit like a rock band being profiled in Rolling Stone.  This week’s Economist has a profile of Dabba. Pretty cool.

/ 17 July 2008

Dabba wins Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Last week in Berlin at a Forum on Social Entrepreneurship hosted by German venture capital company Hasso Plattner Ventures, Rael Lissoos and Dabba won the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 award. The event, sponsored by Deutsches Bank and MAN...

/ 10 July 2008

Dabba: Open Source Components – Access Node

Dabba relies on a variety of Open Source software application to enable their network. Here is a profile of some of those applications. Wireless Access Point Every local connection starts with a wireless access point (AP) that connects phones and...

/ 20 March 2008

Yabba Dabba Do

Meet Rael Lissoos, a economist turned geek entrepreneur. While I have been talking about Village Telcos, Rael has been out building one in Orange Farm, a township about an hour south of Johannesburg. Rael’s company, Dabba.co.za, provides inexpensive voice and...

/ 5 March 2008