gender and community networks
The “camp” format was chosen because of the fundamental role of human relations in the development of a community network, which is why we decided to make it a “barefoot” event, an immersive event, where we slept and woke up together over the course of several days, sharing and learning.
Anjali Vajre shares a personal account of how the connectivity enabled by the Gram Marg Rural Broadband project has changed her life and how she would like to use the skills she has gained to empower other women in her village.
This visually stunning photo essay provides a glimpse into the life of a community network and the women working at the radio station and using the other services provided by the network, located just at the outskirts of Bangalore in India.
In this layered podcast, Marcela and Luisa, members of Portal sem Porteiras, explore their excitement over the possibilities of their community network and how they are re-finding meaning and solace in connections.
This beautifully etched illustration follows the stories of various women who are working in community networks and their journeys with technology, autonomy and self-realisation.