The first translation of the book Information lives of the poor, co-authored by Laurent Elder, Rohan Samarajiva, Alison Gillwald and Hernan Galperin and published by IDRC, was ceremonially released in Yangon at an event on the 25th of July. The picture shows one of the co-authors handing over the book to H.E. Mark McDowell, Canada’s Ambassador to Myanmar.
MIDO, Myanmar ICT for Development Organization, produced the Myanmar version.
The slides used during the book launch are given below.
Author’s Comments by Rohan Samarajiva
Stories from the Field by Helani Galpaya
Impact of mobile phones by Nilusha Kapugama