Kanini

This particular initiative is supposed to address the inequity you are
talking about. I\’m curious to hear from you how you think this will
entrench inequity.

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On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 2:02 PM kanini mutemi via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Kudos to Longhorn and Safaricom. Sadly, these initiatives will keep
> entrench inequity if we don’t have urgent interventions to guarantee access
> for every child. Alternatively, for every digital solution, they should
> design an alternative for those with no access.
>
> If one thing is apparent from the pandemic – access to the internet is a
> human rights issue. No other way about it.
>
> On Wed, 15 Apr 2020 at 13:55, Ali Hussein via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Kanini
>>
>> Great point. No one should be left behind. I\’m seeing great initiatives
>> by corporations already. For example, Longhorn has announced a partnership
>> with Safaricom for elearning. Free internet.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> *Ali Hussein*
>>
>>
>> Tel: +254 713 601113
>>
>> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>>
>> Skype: abu-jomo
>>
>> LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
>> <ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are purely
>> mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
>> organizations that I work with.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 1:49 PM kanini mutemi via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Listers,
>>>
>>> Wouldn’t this be an opportune time for USF to realize that last mile
>>> connectivity and subsidized internet access? We’re moving everything
>>> online- how about those who are left behind?
>>> —
>>> *Mercy Mutemi, Advocate*.
>>>
>>>
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