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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 ... Researchers found out that, while mobile phones are still used primarily for basic communication, they are also, increasingly, a gateway to ...

UNESCO study shows effectiveness of mobile phones in promoting ...

www.unesco.org/new/en/education/resources/online-materials/single-view/news/unesco_study_shows_effectiveness_of_mobile_phones_in_promoting_reading_and_literacy_in_developing_countries/

Apr 22, 2014 ... Worldwide 774 million people, including 123 million youth, cannot read or write and illiteracy can often be traced to the lack of books.

Four mobile-based tools that can bring education to millions

www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/aug/20/mobile-phones-smartphone-education-teaching

Aug 20, 2014 ... The ubiquity of mobile phones is providing a new low cost tool for ... and audio technology to promote literacy learning outside the classroom.

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?

Have cell phone, will sms - Newspaper - DAWN.COM

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If Pakistan is mostly illiterate, then how on earth do people send all these text ... This means that there are around 129 million mobile phone subscribers in ...

How Cell Phones Can Help End World Hunger

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Jun 10, 2015 ... A farmer in Uganda uses a mobile phone to check international ... After all, SMS technology is useless for the millions of farmers who are illiterate. ... The White House released three goals for saving honeybees and other ...

Greater Access to Cell Phones Than Toilets in India: UN - United ...

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Far more people in India have access to a cell phone than to a toilet and improved ... shows roughly 366 million people (31 per cent of the population) had access to ... But this simple measure could do more to save lives, especially those of ... to female illiteracy and low levels of education, in turn contributing to a cycle of ...

Mobile Phones | World Bank Blogs

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Apples are not oranges – but bad questions will make you think so ... Mobile Phone Data Reveals Literacy Rates in Developing Countries .... Six lessons I learnt while trying to reach 10 million women in India with life-saving health information.

Cell phones, learning and literacy in a South African township

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Dec 3, 2014 ... Teaching texting skills and stimulating cell phone use can improve the literacy of a ... e-mail, save phone numbers, and use Facebook and Whatsapp. ... drying forests about 5 million years ago has been identified from a fossil ...

Getting in touch with text: Designing a mobile phone application for ...

www.researchgate.net/publication/254006620_Getting_in_touch_with_text_Designing_a_mobile_phone_application_for_illiterate_users_to_harness_SMS

A large number of illiterate people -- 800 million worldwide -- are currently excluded from the ... Smart phones with touch screen will soon be in financial reach of illiterate people in ...... keyboard, attach a picture (MMS) or to save it as a draft.

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Cell Phones Could Help Millions in Developing Countries To Read ...

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Apr 23, 2014 ... About 774 million people cannot read or write worldwide, and illiteracy can often be traced to the lack of books. Now, cell phones are cheaply ...

Finding Opportunity in the High Cost of Financial Illiteracy - CO-OP ...

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Jan 29, 2016 ... The median household would have saved $160 per month – or ... pay bills, shop and invest money with a swipe on your mobile phone. ... by hundreds of millions of people, make financial illiteracy a problem no one can afford.

Can technology solve America's literacy problem? - Engadget

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Jun 26, 2015 ... Roughly 36 million adults in the United States read English at or ... work on mobile phones so people can access learning tools from anywhere, ...