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7 March 2019

RV Newsletter: Joining the campaign to help illustrate articles about women on Wikipedia

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

22 February 2019

Where community networks may not go: E-commerce claims to bridge the rural-urban gap in China

China’s governance model forbids significant options for community networks outside the purview of the state. Thus state telecoms operators and state-supported e‑commerce companies have co-opted (or fenced off) niches that...

20 February 2019

DigiGlot Newsletter: App links refugees with volunteer translators

The DigiGlot Newsletter is a bi-weekly collaborative newsletter that reports on how indigenous, minority, and endangered language communities are adopting and adapting technology to change the internet landscape.

10 February 2019

Meet Kimeltuwe, the hosts of @ActLenguas Twitter account for February 11-17, 2019

Learn more about Kimeltuwe, the team that is managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during February 11-17, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online.

8 February 2019

Welcome back, Rising Voices’ newsletter about digital inclusion and online participation

Rising Voices is pleased to relaunch our biweekly newsletter about all aspects of digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to...

3 February 2019

Building resilience with community technology across the United States

Some community networks in the US have achieved a sustainable operating scale and model, and have provided a critical long-time service for their communities.

2 February 2019

Presenting the Whose Knowledge? full resource: Our Stories Our Knowledges

The full resource "Our Stories Our Knowledges" brings together the 4 parts previously published. It aims at guiding you in sharing your knowledge and building more powerful networks of solidarity.

31 January 2019

Recognizing the challenges in the use of spectrum for rural community networks in Colombia

For Colombia it is particularly relevant to have access to community networks since they can contribute to the implementation of the Peace Agreement and to the social and human development...

20 January 2019

Exploring models of sustainability for rural connectivity in Indian villages

The Gram Marg rural broadband project aims to connect rural villages focusing on local ownership so that local and regional needs will be prioritised.

17 January 2019

Presenting Whose Knowledge? resource: Adding our knowledge to Wikipedia

"Adding Our Knowledge to Wikipedia", part 3 of Whose Knowledge? Resources Series, explains why have the authors decided to create and share knowledge on Wikipedia, and how we’re doing this...

16 January 2019

Connecting the unconnected in Kenya’s urban slums

The TunapandaNET community network was started in Kibera to provide connectivity to youth to access different learning platforms.

15 January 2019

A year-long rotating Twitter campaign will share the voices of 50 indigenous language digital activists

Join Rising Voices as we celebrate linguistic diversity during the International Year of Indigenous Languages, with a Twitter campaign amplifying the experiences of indigenous language digital activists in Latin America

14 January 2019

The Azacualpa community network in Honduras: Empowering the Lenca people through technology

The rural Lenca community of Azacualpa in Honduras has set up a community network to provide new opportunities for access to information and to help revitalize their native language.