The Digital Agency for International Development

An ethical, non-profit digital agency that is managed by its employees

We design, build, and support websites for organisations that share our values

find out what we do


We’re helping to build a school in rural Zambia!

10 years after running IT workshops in an entrepreneurial program in Samfya District, we’re now working with one of the graduates to raise the roof in their school.


Helping protect farmers in Africa

We’ve been working with Pula to build a technical system that supports their work with farmers in Malawi and Zambia.


A truly multilingual site for Africa LEDS Partnership

When we developed the Africa LEDS Partnership website, we increased the availability of content to their multilingual audience.

We are experts in your sector

Aptivate has over 15 years of experience within the International development sector. We understand the challenges, pressures and constraints you may face in your projects and have worked with many NGOs and development agencies around the world. Read more

Building what your users need 

We run participatory user experience workshops which bring stakeholders and users together in a productive and safe space to encourage cooperation and informed decision-making to ensure the system reflects the reality of their needs. Read more

Performing in low bandwidth areas

Everything Aptivate produces is built to be usable by people living in developing countries - online or offline, often using poor quality technology, over low bandwidth and intermittent internet connections. Read more