Learning to connect

At one of CCDS’s research locations, Mahatma Phule Nagar in Bhosari, Pimpri-Chinchwad, a pilot project managed by Telxess and supported by Ford Foundation, provides free wifi to all residents for an 18-month period. Computer literacy classes are conducted...
The privacy puzzle

The privacy puzzle

In low-income, resource-poor neighbourhoods where mobile phones and other internet-linked devices are shared and unfamiliarity with the English language and online protocols forces users to get local intermediaries to set up their email and FB accounts, privacy...

Womenternet

This community video looks at the gender divide in internet access in the low-income urban neighbourhoods of Pune where the filmmaker lives. Why, she asks, are women kept away from the internet? Is it yet another way to safeguard patriarchy within the family? ←...

Access for the disabled

Vikas Waghmare, a visually-impaired systems administrator at a Pune NGO, discusses the JAWS screen reader program that has opened up the internet to him and allows him to keep abreast of tech developments and communities around the world. ← Sabka Internet: The...