• Zeyi Yang

Where the internet was delivered by a donkey

When Kyrgyzstan moved all education online during the pandemic, some remote schools were left behind. Connecting them meant delivering them an “internet in a box.”

Photography courtesy of Zhazgul Zuridinova


For the dozen students in Zardaly, a Kyrgyz village with no electricity, broadband or mobile network, the Internet means a tissue-box-sized digital library brought in by a donkey.


I wrote about how a nonprofit organization in Kyrgyzstan is connecting rural students to the Internet with an interim solution. Read in Rest of World

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