International Day of Girls in ICTs: Access and Safety

Today we are celebrating the International Day of Girls in ICTs, an annual event to help girls access the digital tools they need to thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. This year’s theme of ‘Access and Safety’ is closely linked to Giga’s mission to give every child the chance to access the Internet and digital environment in a safe way.

Connecting 24 Public Schools in Honduras

In coordination with UNICEF Honduras and the Ministry of Education, Giga has launched a pilot project to connect 24 public schools in 7 departments of Honduras to the Internet. Telecommunications company América Móvil (Claro) will provide the Internet connectivity for an initial two-year period.

How NFTs can give more children the chance to learn online

Giga’s 1,000 Patchwork Kingdoms shine a spotlight on digital inequality around the world. They have so far raised over US$700,000 to help get schools online. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) offer a new way for people from beyond the ‘UN bubble’ to have a long-term, interactive relationship with a global initiative. The project is a test case …

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