contrary to the name, it doesn't actually have 'internet access'
..they can read, but not contribute..

On 9/8/15, Jane Darnell <jane...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good idea. I watched a report on TV where they said some refugees have been
> waiting for years for processing. It would be nice for them to be able to
> use and maybe contribute to Wikipedia while they are waiting. Maybe we
> should set up edit-a-thons and wikiclasses about life in Europe and the
> politics of the crisis, for the refugees and the Europeans both!
>
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 9:45 PM, Leinonen Teemu <teemu.leino...@aalto.fi>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello people,
>>
>> Just an idea. Number of Syrian refugees is over 4,000,000 people, mostly
>> residing in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.[1] Refugee camps are set in
>> all in these countries.[2]
>>
>> Internet-in-a-Box[3] is a a WiFI-device with "Wikipedia in 37 languages, a
>> library of 40,000 e-books, most of the world's open source software and
>> source code, hundreds of hours of instructional videos, and world-wide
>> mapping down to street level.”
>>
>> Could we as a movement get the internet-in-a-box to the refugee camps?
>>
>>         - Teemu
>>
>> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refugees_of_the_Syrian_Civil_War
>> [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_refugee_camps
>> [3] http://internet-in-a-box.org
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> Teemu Leinonen
>> http://teemuleinonen.fi
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