Try to imagine being an illiterate farmer living in extreme poverty in a remote rural village, without electricity and with very few visits from anyone outside your village. How could you learn to keep your family healthy or grow enough food to feed them?
In 2007, Literacy Bridge was formed to understand this problem and to develop a solution. They designed a simple, durable, and battery-operated audio device called the Talking Book to provide on-demand access to locally relevant knowledge. [Read more…]