Empowering Change: Caitlin Cohen of the Sigida Keneyali Project

Have Fun - Do Good

In December I wrote a book review of Monique and the Mango Rains , the story of a Peace Corps worker's two years working with a midwife in Mali. Below is an e-interview with another woman making a difference in Mali, Caitlin Cohen, one of two US coordinators of the Sigida Keneyali Project. Sigida Keneyali means “Health in Our Homes” in Bambara, the most common language in Mali. I came to Mali two years ago to work on a sociological study on HIV and vaccine use.

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The Digital Divide Doesn't Exist


" Another paper, The Determinants of the Global Digital Divide: A Cross-Country Analysis of Computer and Internet Penetration , concludes that "income is largely responsible for the global technology gap" The Infighting. Mohammed Diop, of Mali , presumably one of the very people OLPC wants to convince: "It is a very clever marketing tool. Brett Meyer, NTEN. The digital divide doesn't exist.