UN SDG #4 Quality Education UN SDG #4
UN SDG #10 Reduced Inequality UN SDG #10

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Bridging the Digital Divide for Equal Opportunities

Connectivity in the home is essential for all families if they are to fully participate in the digital society, and that connectivity equals opportunity.

challenge

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Bridging the Digital Divide for Equal Opportunities

Connectivity in the home is essential for all families if they are to fully participate in the digital society, and that connectivity equals opportunity.
326M
people impacted
$627.3B
potential funding
the problem
Nature and Context

Organizations and individuals that use technology to connect with one another, in order to have a positive impact on society and the environment, are participating in and creating equal opportunities for their communities. Providing access to internet, devices, and education on how to implement technology can help communities bridge the digital divide that often leaves some families or individuals behind.

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Ideas Description

Connecting for Good is a non profit organization that has been bridging the Digital Divide since 2011. To do this it uses wireless mesh networks, community technology centers, low cost refurbished PCs and free digital life skills classes.

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