Latin America and the Caribbean


In Latin America, we are working with the governments of Honduras and El Salvador to connect schools in the hardest-to-reach areas with innovative technologies. In the Eastern Caribbean States, we are working with the governments to monitor current speeds, assess network regulations, and ultimately increase connectivity quality.

On 24 July 2020, Raymunda Charca (right) helps her children (left-right) Juan Carlos, 13, Alvaro, 10, and Roxana Cabrera, 16, on top of a hill where they can pick up signal on their mobile phones to receive virtual classes during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, near their house in the remote highland community of Conaviri, district of Manazo, in the Peruvian Andes close to Lake Titicaca and the border with Bolivia. As schools remain closed due to the pandemic, the Cabrera children participate in the "Learn at Home" educational platform which was implemented by the Peruvian Ministry of Education.

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schools mapped

across 18 countries and all viewable on the Project Connect Platform


schools connected

by Giga partners: El Salvador, Honduras and OECS


students & teachers connected

through Giga and partners’ connectivity initiatives