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Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Dominican Republic Wins International Library Award for Providing Access to State-of-the-Art Technology to Those Most in Need

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Community Technology Center program will use Gates Foundation $1 million Access to Learning Award to expand its already vast network of community centers


SEATTLE, August 13 - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today presented its 2012 Access to Learning Award of $1 million to the Dominican Republic's Community Technology Centers (CTCs). The program is a groundbreaking network of facilities that provide all residents free access to high-tech tools, training courses, and a wide variety of other services to help them improve their lives.

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