Now THIS is seriously clever! Well done WMCH - that is a truly innovative way to provide access to knowledge to a community who is often forgotten. Can you link to the press release here, please?
-Liam / Wittylama wittylama.com Peace, love & metadata On 17 June 2013 14:15, Charles Andrès <charles.andres.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > Wikipedia for prisoners – an unexpected partnership between a swiss prison > and Wikimedia CH > > Following an initiative from Emmanuel Engelhart, with the support of > Wikimedia CH CAO, Chantal Ebongué, since March 2013, prisoners who request > can have an access to Wikipedia offline (Kiwix project). The idea is to > stimulate or to support the interest for education of prisoners who were, > for a large majority, condemned to long-time sentences. > > After three months of pilot phasis, the project is successful : Among the > 36 prisoners of the Bellevue’s prison in Gorgier, 18 possess or rent a > computer. All of them requested the upload of Wikipedia offline on their > PC. For security reasons, swiss prisoners have a very restricted access to > internet. > > More informations in the press releases (ENG, DE, FR, IT) that was sent > today to the swiss media > > Regards, > > Charles > > > ___________________________________________________________ > Charles ANDRES, Chairman > "Wikimedia CH" – Association for the advancement of free knowledge – > www.wikimedia.ch > Office +41 (0)21 340 66 20 > Skype: charles.andres.wmch > IRC://irc.freenode.net/wikimedia-ch > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l