May 28, 2022

Africa: Interior of Van Serves as Ghana’s First Mobile Digital Library

From Venture: Africa

Mobile network operator Tigo Ghana, in partnership with social enterprise Street Library Ghana, has established a mobile digital library to boost digital inclusion for children in rural Ghana. But the library is actually the interior of a van fitted with tables, chairs and laptops. It also holds a mobile extension that can be set up outside the van to cater for more children.

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