Every minute, Google receives over 4 million search queries. From “How do I get rid of brain freeze?” to “How do I register to vote?”, the answer to each moment’s pressing questions is often only seconds away.
Such easy access to useful (and often useless) information is a luxury that 60% of the world’s population cannot afford. Living life offline is still the norm in many parts of the world – in the 48 poorest countries, 90% of people remain offline.
While bold initiatives to get the whole world online are underway, groundbreaking innovations like WeFarm have cropped up to bridge the gap. Designed to connect smallholder farmers around the world to vital information, WeFarm describes itself as “the internet for farmers without the internet.”
Source: WeFarm: “The internet for farmers without the internet”
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