Increasing rural access to information

Puerto Rico Community Foundation

Date Awarded
07/01/11
Amount
$127,000
Grant Period
07/01/11 to 07/31/13
Focus Areas
Journalism & Media Innovation, Engaged Communities
Initiative
Knight Community Information Challenge

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To increase access to information on jobs, technology and entrepreneurship in rural communities

This project will provide information on jobs and entrepreneurship to communities in rural Puerto Rico, where the unemployment rate is about 40 percent. Organizers will share tips on how to create jobs, get permits and manage projects, among other topics, either online or through texting and other mobile technologies.

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Mary Ann Gabino

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