iLab’s team members have served as tech advisors on projects across West Africa in the areas of health, education, early warning & response, anti-corruption, open governance, and elections.
Our services fall within three main categories: trainings & events focused on tech for social change, custom tech tools for local + regional development projects, and supporting social entrepreneurship through our co-working & innovation hub.
Established Liberia’s only medical resource center at the largest hospital – JFK Medical Center – for medical residents, faculty & staff, equipped with laptops, tablets and high-speed internet as well as offline educational resources. Provided the College for Physicians & Surgeons with a custom website and administrative training.
In collaboration with Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission and other key stakeholders, iLab developed an online platform that allows citizens to report incidents of petty corruption that is publicly mapped and forwarded to the appropriate government agency for response.
Developed a mobile data collection and M&E system for the Government of Liberia’s Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment. iLab also procured equipment & offered field trainings across the country for data collectors.
Trained & mentored 27 aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to integrate tech into their proposed business plans as part of national business plan competition. Incubated 9 winning SME’s in range of tools for biz management, operations & customer service.
Customized an SMS reporting system and hotline for citizens to report police misconduct to the Liberia National Police’s Professional Standard Division. Included provision of tailored map of reports for the Police’s monitoring & evaluation purposes.
iLab is more than just a tech training center, or a one-stop-shop for Liberia’s fastest public internet connection, free co-working and local tech experts. It has become a home for a diverse community of students, teachers, business people, artists who are applying these tools and teachings towards a better life.
After years of offering free but limited co-working hours each week, iLab is now excited to offer co-working membership packages at our new home, iCampus.