USAID distributing 50,000 radios throughout South Sudan
50,000 solar- and hand crank-powered radios are being distributed; USAID is helping to organize listening groups; regional resource centers are being set up in six areas to host the groups and provide meeting space and resources for civil society organizations.Note the BBC's new lifeline service Darfur Salaam.
USAID is also developing radio-based educational resources, such as classes and teacher trainings, that the listening groups can access.
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Note Geekcorps Bottlenet and rugged computers for desert conditions.