Indeed, internet is changing narratives in rural Tanzania. Now more than ever it’s not only about getting connected, but it’s also about digital economy, access to educational contents, digital health, agri-tech and so on. We are at our very best when we can connect. To schools, to jobs, to opportunity, and to each other.
But not everyone is online in fact the digital divide is more vivid that ever before during this time and era. Some places – whether it’s a remote village in Mkuranga or Dar es salaam – need a new plan when it comes to connecting. Solutions where the people who use the Internet are also empowered to build it. We call these complementary solutions to connect, where beneficiaries move from consuming contents to curating their own contents that fit their life style and story