August 18, 2014 / Deborah Jacobs
The Sri Lankan government's e-Library Nenasala program is bridging the digital divide and bringing technology to the people who need it most.
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August 13, 2013 / Deborah Jacobs
Brazil is a country of contrasts. Despite sustained economic growth over the past decade, recent protests highlighted deepening inequalities in everyday life.
October 10, 2012 / Gates Foundation
Photo of the Day for Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
August 13, 2012 / Deborah Jacobs
The Dominican Republic’s Community Technology Center (CTC) program is at the heart of its strategy to empower people and help them overcome problems such as poverty, unemployment, and poor health.
August 16, 2011 / Matej Novak
By providing access to technology and trained library workers to facilitate its use, public libraries can play a critical role in advancing social and economic development, enhancing lives and strengthening communities.
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