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12 Dec 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
Digital inclusion was one of the main themes at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2019 in Berlin (25 - 29 November), presenting opportunities to (...)
Panguipulli Public Library trained farmers in the fields rather than in their homes because internet connectivity was better out of doors (photo taken back in 2010).
13 Nov 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
The EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) was launched with a grant from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in November 2009. The (...)
Deborah Jacobs, former director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Libraries initiative.
11 Nov 2019
Posted by Guest Blogger, EIFL
Deborah Jacobs, former director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Libraries Initiative celebrates 10 years of the EIFL Public (...)
The six young African library innovators in the Dokk1 conference hall: back row, from left - Claret Misika (Namibia), Constance Chilipa (Zambia), Jemmimah Maragwa (Kenya), Hayford Siaw (Ghana). Seated, in front, Kennedy Rutoh (Kenya), Mary Mamba (Zambia).
22 Jul 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In May 2019, six young African public librarians travelled to Denmark to take part in an intensive week-long learning, knowledge-sharing and (...)
The IYALI team at the AfLIA conference: back, from left, Koi Kazungu, Kenya; Mustafa Tuhami, Egypt; Momoh Mansaray, Sierra Leone. Front, from left, Harouna Ahmadou Saliou Yerima, Cameroon; Joseck Olala, Kenya; Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL, Joan Njogu, Kenya.
21 Jun 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In May 2019, I joined six young public library innovators from Africa at the 3rd African Library and Information Associations and Institutions ( (...)
Zariakah Kyozira practising new baking skills at home, watched by Isa Maganda, Isa Maganda, Chief Librarian at Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre in Uganda.
24 Jan 2019
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
In 2018, EIFL and partners Peer to Peer University and Kenya National Library Service completed a three-year project to test and encourage growth (...)
Internet Governance Forum 2018 logo with theme, The Internet of Trust.
19 Dec 2018
Posted by Janet Sawaya, Public Library Innovation Programme Advisor for Initiatives in Africa
EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Advisor for Initiatives for Africa, Janet Sawaya, shares her takeaways from the 13th Annual (...)