How Public Internet Access is Transforming 3 Georgian Villages

Despite modernization, digitization, and a push for e-government in the Republic of Georgia, widespread internet access...

Philippine Libraries March into the 21st Century

Four years ago, Beyond Access began working with the Philippine public library system. Like in many...

How are tech-savvy girls in Myanmar closing the gender digital divide?

This post was originally published on IREX.org. While the rapid expansion of technology and internet access in...

How Libraries in Bangladesh Are Creating a Culture of Reading Beyond the Classroom

Bangladesh has made impressive progress over the past 15 years in improving the reach of its education...

Signing on and Scaling Up: Information Access in Georgia

As cities in the former Soviet Union continue the fast-track to modernity, surrounding rural areas are...

With tablets and training, Bangladesh libraries attract new audiences for reading

As part of Beyond Access’ cooperation with Save the Children on the USAID-funded READ program in...

Beyond Access Partner in Philippines receives Digital Literacy Award

The Urdaneta City Library has tacked on yet another award to its already impressive resume for...

How Myanmar’s Librarians Are Mobilizing for Voter Education

As Myanmar gears up for its upcoming elections, the country faces a challenge: After half a century under an authoritarian regime, many of Myanmar’s 30 million potential voters have never participated in a fair democratic election. Thousands of librarians are mobilizing to help their communities prepare. Some people do not even know that they are...

Connecting the Next 4 Billion: How Access to Information Underpins Every SDG

This is an excerpt of a piece originally published by Devex. Now that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been formally adopted by the United Nations, some who follow the process are pointing out that previous Millennium Development Goals were never achieved. So why would the outcome of the Sustainable Development Goals be any...

Why it’s Crucial to Leverage Libraries for Access to Information in Myanmar

In September, IREX and Beyond Access partnered with IFLA and the New York Public Library to...

Two Librarians at the Center of Flood Relief Efforts in Myanmar

Myanmar is in the early stages of recovering from devastating floods that have displaced 384,900 households...

Why Senior Citizens Must be Part of the Information Society

About 10%-12% of the Philippines’ population — roughly 10 million people — migrates overseas for employment,...

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