Micro-Education · Technology

Leveraging Children’s Curiosity

There is a very interesting experiment going on for the past few years in New Delhi, India called Hole in the Wall. Free-to-use [Windows-powered] computer kiosks with Internet connections are placed in and around a number of slums. The PC’s are designed to be industrial-strength with plexi-glass on the front and plastic covered keyboard and… Continue reading Leveraging Children’s Curiosity

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Applying technology to defeat poverty

Sevak Solutions is a non-profit which is researching practical means of using the latest technologies to improve the feasibility of delivering sustainable financial services to the rural poor … especially needed in places with lower population densities. Microfinance has mostly flourished in higher-density rural and urban environments and has struggled to develop in lower population… Continue reading Applying technology to defeat poverty