Submissions:2018/The Wiki-disconnected

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The Wiki-disconnected
Proposal Theme
Relationship Building & Support
Academic Peer Review Option
Presentation Types
Harold Cardenas Lema
E-mail address
Wikimedia username
Columbia University
There is a world of people who do not have access to the Internet and Wikipedia for various reasons. This does not prevent children from rural schools in the mountains of Peru and young university students in Cuba from accessing their contents in different ways. The disconnection does not mean giving up the information, says a young Cuban who today teaches Wiki content to Peruvian children who have never seen the web. The project "Internet in a Box" is a good example of how knowledge can't be stopped even in the worst scenarios.
Length of presentation
20 minutes
Special requests
Possibility to display Microsoft Powerpoint and Video with Sound
Preferred room size
Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?
Several presentations on the Ministry of Education of Peru
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  1. Very interesting concept and great connection to a government agency! Blue Rasberry (talk) 14:57, 20 August 2018 (UTC)
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