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

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Mohammed Diop, of Mali , presumably one of the very people OLPC wants to convince: "It is a very clever marketing tool. Bharat Mehra claims, in New Media & Society , that "The internet has tremendous potential to achieve greater social equity and empowerment and improve everyday life for those on the margins of society." Brett Meyer, NTEN. The digital divide doesn't exist.