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Case Studies

Case Study: Sustainable School Connectivity in Uzbekistan

The purpose of this case study is to examine the potential for schools to serve as hubs for connectivity. Schools are anchors for community interaction; they serve not only as a place where learners can connect with each other and with teachers, but also as a destination where people meet and engage in social activity.

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Stories

Giga connects children in the hardest-to-reach areas

The Village of Zardaly sits high up in the most mountainous region of Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia. Every winter, the 200 inhabitants of Zardaly are cut off from the rest of the world when heavy snow covers the single trail into the village, leaving them entirely isolated.

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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.

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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.

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