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ICT Stories Competition


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(The presentation of the stories at the InfoDev meeting in Cairo caught my eye...mark)

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Date sent: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 10:18:43 -0400


This unique project is a joint initiative to collect creative stories about the projects you are working on using information and communication technologies (ICTs). Enter your story today and be one of four stories selected to join infoDev at their Annual Symposium in Cairo, Egypt from October 9 - 11, 2000 to share your project lessons in person.

Last year's winning stories included the "hole-in-the-wall" internet kiosk in India, installing internet in a rural township schools in South Africa, the Quipunet virtual network of Peru and the Virtual Souk of Morocco. Yours could be the next story that will be read by others and used as an example for projects in the future.

September 1st is the last day to submit your story and everybody is free to participate. An online entry form and more information can be found at: <> . You may also submit your story by email by sending it to .

The ICT-stories project is a joint initiative between IICD of the Netherlands and infoDev of the World Bank. The project is an effort to disseminate best practices and lessons learned from organizations around the world.

We look forward to reading your stories!

Pamela Street
Information for Development Program (infoDev)
Washington D.C.

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