Riverboat libraries in Bangladesh

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    Young girls board a mobile riverboat library in rural Bangladesh.

    The local Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha organization has transformed waterways into pathways for technology. It provides technology and education to isolated river communities in Northern Bangladesh by converting indigenous boats into schools, libraries, and computer centers. In 2005, this organization recieved the foundation'sAccess to Learning Award (ATLA). (Bangladesh, 2006)

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    1. sophalmiracle 43 months ago | reply

      Nothing is IMPOSSIBLE! The Riverboat library is seemed efficient for the Riverboat/Riverbank Residents! Improvise is POSSIBLE! Everyone is hungry for knowledge , so as for FOOD! Builds the Future from the GROUND up, even to CONCEIVE the great idea of the Riverboat libraries is awesome! Thanks for the Picture! Love it! God bless!

    2. abrar razzak 43 months ago | reply

      Congrats! your Picture is featured in today's Explore.
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