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Digital Destinations Monday, 17 February, 2003, 17:06 GMT
Senegalese woman using a mobile phone Why the poor need technology
Access to information and communications technologies can have a huge impact on all aspects of life, especially in developing countries.
Grameen phone lady Hosne Ara Mobile money spinner for women
Women in Bangladeshi villages are making a successful living by renting out airtime on their mobile phones.
Location of markets is checked by GPS Satellite mapping fights corruption
Computer-based maps of Bangladesh are being used to fight against sleaze in a country branded as one of the most corrupt in the world.
Shahsana using computer in Bangladesh Wireless web reaches village pupils
A school in Bangladesh is using wireless technology to introduce pupils in the countryside to the internet.
Senegal health centre, BBC Healers marry hi-tech and tradition
A Senegalese health centre is using computers to keep traditional knowledge alive.
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