Connectivity hacking the pandemic, enabling digital inclusion and unlocking treasure in rural areas
Miami Chirilele writes about how Murambinda Works, a community network in North Buhera, Zimbabwe, has been able to connect 108,000 people, and is hacking the crisis bottom-up.
Broadband for the Rural North (B4RN)
Kira Allmann’s podcast will transport you to the rural north of the United Kingdom to invite you witness one of the Broadband for the Rural North (B4RN) community network assembly meetings, where knowledge is shared, and empathy transpires.
Networks Woven with Care
Once upon a time, not long ago, in a village in southeast Brazil, women came together to exchange information and learn collectively about the influence of technology on their lives and on the spirit of the community. In the process, they learned something of great value.
Women in community networks in Latin America: the story of Belem
GenderIT and Locnet invited women who work in community networks to share their experiences in the times of COVID-19 and their reflections on what these times have revealed around centring meaningful communication in their physical and digital communities. This is the second part of the stories that got to be told about the acts of care in communication technologies under the pandemic.
Hardworking and resilient women engage with a health information chatbot in Pamoja Net
Through awareness-raising work groups organised by Pamoja Net in DRC, women and girls learned how to participate in the network and to access and verify health information through a telephone helpline and a chatbot.
Connected to care: Coronavirus and women's challenges in community networks
GenderIT and Locnet invited women who work in community networks to share their experiences in the times of COVID-19. This is one of the stories that got to be told about the acts of care in communication technologies under the pandemic.