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Could Mobile Phones Save Millions From Illiteracy? - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/federicoguerrini/2014/04/23/could-smartphones-save-millions-from-illiteracy/

Apr 23, 2014 ... According to UNESCO, the answer is yes.Researchers found out that, while mobile phones are still used primarily for basic communication, ...

Cellphones Could Help Millions in Developing Countries Read ...

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Apr 23, 2014 ... Cell Phones Could Help Millions in Developing Countries To Read ... to read, suggesting that mobile technology could help tackle illiteracy and ...

Cell Phones Improve Literacy Rates - The Borgen Project

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Dec 30, 2014 ... ... that cell phones can provide literacy to the world's poorest nations. ... low literacy costs the healthcare industry over $70 million each year.

Can a mobile technology become a viable educational option for ...

web.stanford.edu/dept/SUSE/projects/phkim/kong/pocket school.doc

Pocket School: Exploring Mobile Technology as a Sustainable Literacy Education Option for ... In Latin America, there are approximately 50 to 60 million underserved indigenous people residing .... bypassing landlines to directly install cell phone networks in rural areas, in the future we can expect ..... How to save the world?

The literacy injustice: 493 million women still can't read | Global ...

www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2014/jun/17/literacy-women-illiteracy-development

Sep 8, 2014 ... Giving women a second chance at literacy will increase their earning power and give their ... "On its own, literacy neither saves lives nor fills hungry mouths," says Katy ... Bringing education to young mothers through mobiles.

Value of connectivity Economic and social benefits - Deloitte

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Feb 1, 2014 ... help lift millions out of poverty and drive important positive social .... that access to the internet has the potential to save nearly 2.5 million lives ... Health workers can connect a microscope to a mobile phone with a camera, take.

Paper 40: "I wanna go in the phone." Illiteracy ... - Tilburg University

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mobile phones can possibly offer them, the new communication technology ... Keywords: mobile phones, illiteracy, informal learning, 'voice', communities of practice .... The housing project that was part of the RDP aimed to provide 1 million ..... myself / even if I take photos I can't SAVE it that's a thing I can't ...

How Cell Phones Can Help End World Hunger - Latest Stories

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Jun 10, 2015 ... A farmer in Uganda uses a mobile phone to check international coffee prices. ... we can raise millions of families out of hunger and poverty.

Eradicate Illiteracy - JustActions

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The more educated a population, the faster individuals can take advantage ... more power within households to make decisions to seek life-saving care for their children. ... These countries are home to an estimated 220 million illiterate men and 340 ... Conditional cash and/or non-cash transfers (e.g. food, mobile phones) to ...

India's Rural Farmers Struggle to Read and Write. Here's How ...

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Sep 15, 2015 ... There are nearly a billion mobile phones in India today—and it has been ... India's high penetration of mobile technologies in rural India could be a golden ... In addition, nearly 270 million illiterate people are motivated to become literate. .... These Kids In India Are Saving Others From A Life Of Child Slavery.