January 24, 2021

Gates Foundation: Vietnam’s Public Libraries Offer Improved Access to Information and Technology

From the Gates Foundation Web Site: On November 11, 2011, Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) launches an expanded project focused on the “Improvement of computer usage and public Internet access in Vietnam”, following approval by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. Funded by a US$30m grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the project […]

Colombian Government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Join Forces to Strengthen the Country's Public Libraries

From the Gates Foundation: On September 27 the Colombian Government [launched] the “use and adoption of ICT in the National Network of Public Libraries” project, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This project will last 24 months, during which research, needs assessments and pilot efforts to provide connectivity and technology to public […]