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Sunday, August 21, 2011

ALIN scoops Access to Learning Award ( ATLA) 2011

Arid lands information network is this year’s winner of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation access to learning award (ATLA).
The award recognizes the innovative efforts of public libraries or similar organizations outside the United States to connect people to information through free access to computers and the Internet.
Over the years ALIN has established 12 Maarifa / Knowledge centers across East Africa a noble initiative which enables communities in arid lands to access to computers, free internet service, free library services etc tools which enable them to access the information they need on agriculture, climate change, health and other livelihood issues