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Using high frequency digital radio systems to connect Amazonian communities

Bringing connectivity to people all over the world requires understanding the environment, the resources, and the people who need the

2021 – A review of our progress

Another year has come and gone. With the end of the year comes a moment to examine the efforts we

A step toward digital equality in Europe

Recently a draft Declaration for Digital Rights and Principles was put forward to the European Parliament by the European Commission.

Connecting the Unconnected in Mumbai

theunconnected.org has a mission to connect 100 million people to the internet by 2025. This mission combines well with our

Ending Internet Isolation in Northern Uganda with BOSCO

In 2020, we worked with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) to identify 5 organizations working on projects that strengthen

Working to bridge the Digital Divide with Servelots

In 2020, we worked with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) to identify 5 organizations working on projects that strengthen

Overcoming Disability with Connectivity: Joining Forces with Nigeria’s Fantsuam Foundation

In 2020, we worked with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) to identify 5 organizations working on projects that strengthen

Bringing a sustainable internet network to the Mpophomeni community

Equitable access to connectivity for everyone means that each community should have a connectivity solution that fits their specific needs

Creating Community Connectivity and Independence with AlterMundi

In 2020, we worked with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) to identify 5 organizations working on projects that strengthen

Our strategic partnership with Response Innovation Lab

Together with Response Innovation Lab (RIL), we are announcing a strategic partnership to scale further and support innovations around access

Strengthening connections with the Tayolchikawalis Initiative

In 2020, we worked with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) to find 5 organizations working on projects that strengthen

Our progress in 2020

For 48percent.org, 2020 was a year of growth and exploration. It was our first full year as a foundation. Because

Connectivity at Kopila Valley School in Nepal

We started a partnership with BlinkNow after meeting co-founder Maggie Doyne in early 2020 to provide an internet connection at

Supporting accessibility through APC grants

Update: This blog has been edited to include the links to blog posts about the final results of each project.

48percent.org: From idea to reality

‘This foundation is the ultimate fulfillment of our purpose’…..imagine hearing that on your first day at a new job. Facilitating

Projects 2020 – a look at our partnerships

Over the last months we have been busy supporting projects as well as working on creating new projects with partner

From commercial to non-profit networking

As part of the Voys sales team, I spend a lot of my working time networking and communicating with other businesses and organizations.

From Instagram inspiration to collaborating foundations

One Wednesday earlier this year I got a message from Pollien. Pollien is my colleague and also spearheads 48percent.org. Pollien:

World Connectivity in numbers

When discussing something as large-scale as global connectivity, using data helps to gain perspective on words like “global” and “most”.

Connecting the world through free communication

In 2003 I worked in Haiti for roughly six months. Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world.