[UbuntuWomen] [X-post] The InfoLadies of Bangladesh

Leigh Honeywell leigh at hypatia.ca
Thu Jun 3 20:56:26 UTC 2010

On 10-06-02 06:27 PM, Kadambari Devarajan wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I apologize for the cross-posting. I read this really interesting piece
> about some women in rural Bangladesh on the DevChix list :
> http://southasia.oneworld.net/fromthegrassroots/info-ladies-make-life-easier-in-bangladesh/.
> They bring information and "answers" to questions ranging from health
> care to pesticides to family planning, to villages in Bangladesh on
> netbooks, and travel to villages systematically on their bicycles. To
> the impoverished (in more ways than one - think "information")
> villagers, they're superheroes and lifesavers.

What a fantastic, inspiring story.  Thanks for posting it, Kadambari!


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