Hot coffee, delicious meals, a cozy atmosphere, and computers go together in the newly opened Ben Linder Cyber-Café, where Walking Unidos, the Polus Center and WiRED are providing a means to support aid to the disabled, while they provide the people of Leon, Nicaragua with high speed Internet access, as well as good food.
You can get just about anything you want at the Ben Linder Cybercafe. From simple sandwiches, soft drinks, and coffee, to a wide variety of dinner entrees, wine, beer, and cocktails. You can also surf the web, send email, and learn how to use a computer on one of the café’s 20 computers.
WiRED announced the delivery on May 30 in Montenegro of 90, Internet-ready computers to be distributed and installed at eight schools in six cities in Montenegro. Montenegro, along with Serbia, comprises the former Yugoslavia. The project was accepted and endorsed by the government of Montenegro and placed under the Ministry of Education.
WiRED took its programs to Kosovo at the request of the Global Technology Corp at the U.S. Department of State. The U.S. Department of State had established free computer centers at seven locations in war-ravaged Kosovo as part of its Kosovo Internet Access Initiative (KIAI)
In 1992, Aziz M. Mustafa began work as a general practitioner in Kosovo. Five years later, he was in residence in the ENT Department at the University Medical Center in Prishtina. He is currently completing final examinations in Austria after which time he will be a licensed ENT surgeon.
Data Underscores The Critical Importance Of Community Health Information Centers To Health Care Workers And Ultimately To The People Of Kenya. An evaluation component is integrated into all WiRED’s programming. The results are used to measure the effectiveness of our work and to strengthen our services.
Click here to read the on-line version of a primer that was written by seven AIDS orphans in Kenya. They use this booklet–written uniquely from the youth perspective–to educate their peers about AIDS and HIV Prevention.
Note: This remembrance was posted several years after Mr. D’Angelo’s death. The prolific television producer, director and writer William P. D’Angelo (Billy), who was one of WiRED International’s first board members, died on June 8, 2002, at the age of 70, from pancreatic cancer. D’Angelo, born in 1932 and raised in New York, graduated from […]
This story of three young men impacted by the Community Health Information Center was related to Pauline Karani by Mary Makokha, Coordinator of the Rural Education and Economic Enhancement Program (REEP). The Butula Center is under the umbrella of REEP.
John, Paul, Triza, Joseph, Susan, Francis and Benard are orphans who spend their days in Kiambu, a massive slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. They lost their parents to the AIDS epidemic.