This December marks an important milestone since the implementation of the first community-based digital library in Tanzania not requiring the Internet. Recently, the PeerCorps Trust Fund installed a revised library set up that not only does not require the Internet, Continue reading Electricity or not, Nzega reads on!
The PeerCorps Trust Fund is excited to announce that the IBM Corp. has made a donation in support of the Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative (TanDLI)! IBM is a household name in many parts of the world. It is a global Continue reading IBM Makes Donation to Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative!
“According to the World Health Organization, every day road crashes kill almost 3,400 people; every year they injure as many as 50 million more. Road crashes are the number one cause of child injuries, and the second leading cause of Continue reading PeerCorps Trust Fund Becomes 3-Star Coalition Member for Global Road Safety
We are excited to announce that the Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative (TanDLI) now has its own website! Interest in TanDLI has grown well beyond our initial expectations. It has reached a point where the project really needs its own website. Continue reading New website for Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative
We are excited to announce that computer motherboard manufacturer ASRock Rack has made a donation of a server motherboard (model C2750D4I) to the Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative! The contribution is an especially important core building block of very large digital Continue reading ASRock Rack makes important contribution to Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative
The Digital Library Initiative has reached a new milestone with over 1,000 US dollars raised by donors from around the world contributing to the Digital Library Initiative’s campaign to bring digital libraries to communities in Africa. The gifts received so Continue reading Digital Library Initiative – Fundraising milestone reached!
The digital library initiative recently provided a rural Tanzanian nursing college with a digital medical library. The Ilembula Nursing College was selected for the site of implementation after six months of bilateral talks, a discussion of needs, feasibility and fund-raising. Continue reading Bridging the educational divide using digital libraries and open source
The PeerCorps Trust Fund is excited to announce that Sid Ideas Ltd. has donated a Thinkpad T420s laptop computer to the Tanzania Digital Library Initiative. This is a very important donation for the team and one that will allow a Continue reading Sid Ideas Ltd. donates laptop to digital library initiative
The PeerCorps Network has received a computer hardware donation from the Western Digital Foundation in support of its ongoing Digital Library Initiative in Tanzania! The Western Digital Foundation has contributed a 1 terabyte My Passport® Ultra™ external hard disk drive. Continue reading Western Digital Foundation Supports Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative!
Alyssa Cabrera (formerly Bechtold) is now the Director of the Injury Prevention Program at the Boston Public Health Commission. She was a former injury surveillance intern in Nzega, Tanzania in the summer of 2013, and credits her experience collecting data Continue reading Former PeerCorps intern becomes Director of Boston City Injury Program