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Could Mobile Phones Save Millions From Illiteracy? - Forbes


Apr 23, 2014 ... Researchers found out that, while mobile phones are still used primarily for basic communication, they are also, increasingly, a gateway to ...

Researcher uses mobile phone data to predict illiteracy - Engadget


Jul 14, 2016 ... Researcher uses mobile phone data to predict illiteracy. People who can't read or write tend to communicate with very few others on their phones. ... Save. Many non-profit orgs send out teams to teach people how to read and .... The $48 million settlement includes a cash fine, a few perks for customers and ...

Can technology solve America's literacy problem? - Engadget


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, ...

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

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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?

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


Other data, meanwhile, shows 545 million cell phones are now connected to service in ... But this simple measure could do more to save lives, especially those of ... dollar spent on sanitation, realized through reduced poverty and health costs ...

How Cell Phones Can Help End World Hunger


Jun 10, 2015 ... A farmer in Uganda uses a mobile phone to check international coffee prices. ... technology, we can raise millions of families out of hunger and poverty. ... The White House released three goals for saving honeybees and other ...

Mobile Phones | World Bank Blogs


The ubiquity of cellphones could allow a rapid expansion of financial services .... Mobile Phone Data Reveals Literacy Rates in Developing Countries .... I learnt while trying to reach 10 million women in India with life-saving health information.

Connected Women - Vodafone

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women than men around the world owning a mobile phone.1 ... The mobile services profiled in this report could enable 8.7 million women in Vodafone's ... retailers could save an .... The benefits of education, even basic literacy and numeracy,.

Eradicate Illiteracy - JustActions


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 ...

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


Apr 13, 2014 ... This means that there are around 129 million mobile phone subscribers in Pakistan, almost all of ... Can these people then be termed illiterate?

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


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 ...

Four mobile-based tools that can bring education to millions


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.

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


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.