Monthly Archives: September 2010

Arriving at Patukai

Patukai was a half-hour canoe ride from Uepi. By then I had learned that “canoe” refers to just about any water-vehicle in the lagoon: engine-powered or paddle-powered. (Ours had an engine.) When I arrived, I was met by Brian Bird, … Continue reading

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A Working Public Private Partnership for Rural Internet Connectivity

From Papua New Guinea to the Solomon Islands Upon arriving in the Solomon Islands, I flew from the capital, Honiara, to a very small landing-strip-of-an-airport in Seghe. From there, it was a half-hour boat ride to the Uepi Island in … Continue reading

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Final Ruminations from Rumginae (Part III)

Just as every teacher I have spoken with wants more training, every school wants a technology expert. This was the case in Rumginae, and at the Jim Taylor School before it, and I was to hear it again in the … Continue reading

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