Solutions for Breaking the Link Between Poverty & Education
Chronic poverty leads to lack of education leads to chronic poverty leads to lack of ed….you get the picture. It’s a nasty cycle. And it’s not just in what we often refer to as the “developing world.” There are underserved populations everywhere. Even generally affluent U.S. cities often have a digital divide. In our increasingly information driven world, this lack of access to knowledge results in a barrier to opportunity for those who don’t have the economic, geographical or cultural freedom to participate.
Here is a look at some innovative design solutions to this worldwide problem. All of these ideas face some common challenges: How do you create an attractive, secure, sustainable and affordable solution in areas that have little money, little safety and often little hope for a bright future? Read More