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