Virgin and Qualcomm building satellite-based internet provider - great news for Hello Hubs!

Network connectivity will continue to be one of the biggest challanges for building Hello Hub's in disconnected locations. Richard Branson announced today a project to provide worldwide network coverage by a new array of satellites, via his Virgin Group & Qualcomm. We're stoked... more connectivity options = easier Hello Hub builds.

Say hello to Huzaifa Lawal, Hello Hub user in Suleja Nigeria

“My name is Huzaifa Lawal and I am 16 years old from Anguwan Dallatu Suleja Niger State. Am very impressed with the Hello Hub because I can learn how to type and I have access to the internet for free through the Hello Hub. I usually visit the hub 5 times a week. My favorite activities on the Hello Hub are typing, playing games and browsing the Internet. My future dream is to be a qualified medical doctor to help the people of my country Nigeria.”

Hello Hubs on Rural Reporters: FROM AID TO EMPOWERMENT: HOW “PROJECT HELLO WORLD” IS CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN NIGERIA

Rural development remains a concern of many developing countries despite impressive advances in technology and increase in intensive developmental policies. Sustainable development and poverty alleviation in rural areas depend on effective common resources management and local governance. A successful example of NGOs promoting economic activity in the local environment and lifting ignorance off people’s life is Project Hello World in Suleja community of Niger State, Nigeria. The ten months old project in Suleja, is a proven success and one that has reached children in the school system, community members, district and community leaders- Christians and Muslims alike. . 

- See more at: http://ruralreporters.com/from-aid-to-empowerment-how-project-hello-worl... | Rural Reporters

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