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Current and Past Sponsors and Partners

Below is more information about current and past sponsors, partners, grantees, and/or organizations contributing to the growth and expansion of WiderNet.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)USAID: From The American People

United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD)

USAID and USICD have joined forces with WiderNet in a partnership to created a Global Disability Rights Library. This project seeks to build a bridge between global information sources and millions of people with disabilities, USICD Logoadvocates, and policymakers around the world by making it easier for them to access hundreds of thousands of educational and organizational resources on disability rights, whether or not they have access to the Internet.

Learn more about the Global Disability Rights Library



Intel Sponsored Community Information Platforms  

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The Intel Corporation has joined the WiderNet Project in a partnership sponsoring the development of Community Information Platforms that will be added to eGranaries used by Intel in their World Ahead Program. 

Community Information Platforms will make it possible for teachers and students along with other members of communities to add content to their own eGranaries, also enabling them to develop curriculum.

Learn more about Intel's World Ahead Program


World Computer Exchange

World Computer Exchange (WCE)

World Computer Exchange (WCE) is an international educational nonprofit focused on helping the world's poorest youth to bridge the disturbing global divides in information, technology and understanding.

The WCE connects 2,170 schools and centers with 935,000 young people to the Internet through 21,845 donated computers - with approved plans now ready to connect another 935,000 youth

WCE is partnering with us to distribute eGranary Digital Libraries via their computer shipment program.

Learn more about World Computer Exchange



Ponseti International Association for the Advancement of Clubfoot Treatment 

The foundation would like to use the eGranary Digital Library to deliver instructional materials and training tools for the treatment of clubfoot, in developing nations. 

The Ponseti Association was established to improve the treatment of children suffering from the crippling deformity of clubfoot in countries throughout the world.

The Ponseti Method of clubfoot treatment has a 98% success rate.

Learn more about The Ponseti Association



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Computers for Africa

Computers for Africa refurbishes used computers, networks them, and ships ready-to-set-up labs to non-profit organizations in Africa.

Computers for Africa has teamed with us to improve information access for African universities, high schools and elementary schools, by installing versions of the eGranary Digital Library in high schools and elementary schools in East Africa, specifically Uganda.

Learn more about Computers for Africa


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This program provides free and open educational resources (OER) for educators, students, and self-learners around the world.

The content of the entire MIT OCW is included in the eGranary Digital Library.

Learn more about MIT Open Courseware


Other donors and contributors

We'd also like to thank the following corporations and organizations who have made donations to The WiderNet Project:

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Rel Software - Web Link Validators stanley logo skillsoft logo qualitycare logo 

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