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Action Announcement

Dear Ruralweb supporters, It’s been a while since you’ve heard from Ruralweb, but that is about to change drastically! What’s up? Those who followed the Facebook Group know that Cheryl van Kempen and the 1% Club are working to organize the Co-Creation Event according to the deal made in December. A date was chosen, Experts

OneWorld Article

We were invited to present Rural Web as the first article in a new series about innovative ideas. You an read the article online, or download it as a pdf. The article is in Dutch. Some additional pictures were made, but they were not used for the article. 

A Call 2 Action Finale

Alas, we did not win the YoungOS Award, but Tabitha Gerrits with ID-Leaks did! Congratulations to her! We heard it came close to actually only a few votes. I believe we lost, because the Dutch didn’t really understand the idea and because the Ducht simply LOVE to talk and talk and keep talking. Tabitha’s action

A Call 2 Action 3

17 September the third AC2A session was held at Seats2Meet Utrecht. Both the initiators of Ruralweb were present as well as quite a few interested people from the Netherlands and thanks to VoiceOver2015, also from abroad! AC2A’s results: partnerships. Many of you have inidicated that there is a need for a site like Ruralweb and

17 sept recap

17 September the third AC2A session was held at Seats2Meet Utrecht. Both the initiators of Ruralweb were present as well as quite a few interested people from the Netherlands and thanks to VoiceOver2015, also from abroad! AC2A’s results: partnerships. Many of you have inidicated that there is a need for a site like Ruralweb and

Books vs. the internet

For the finale of AC2A we were invited to make small movies about our action. Here’s the result and two pictures for the making of! Books contain a lot of information…

17 sept meetup

Quick news: Ruralweb’s aims Ruralweb.info wants to create a website that will help people from developing communities to master ICT and apply it to improve their living conditions. It is an open initiative. Anybody in the world can participate, and if you do, you decide how this initiative takes shape! Next meetup: 17 September, Utrecht,

Now ready for you!

<<Part of this newsletter was removed as it was no longer relevant – the website has changed>> Virtual consultation in the Philippines Reine Kathryn Taya-Rala is one of our overseas participants with expertise in development. She will organize a virtual consultation with some stakeholders in the rural industry in the Southern Philippines. Moodle We were hoping

A new Call 2 Action

On april 23 there was a meetup to talk about A Call 2 Action: United Universities. Firmin Soutime, Vanessa Nigten (our back-up coach) and myself (Cheryl van Kempen, the initiator) decided to end this call 2 action, because there was little support, the idea was hard to explain to others and it was too ambitious

Video: the idea

For the second AC2A, we were invited to prepare short movies to explain our idea. AC2A gave us a professional team to make these fantastic movies.

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