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School of Eshimbekova (Tegizchil v., Issyk-Kul region)
The penultimate visit was to the school Esimbekova (Tegizchil v.). It is a compact school with 238 children. It is located on the outskirts of the village Tegizchil, however, despite this, at school we met a volunteer from the United States who came on a Peace Corps knowledge-sharing project. He teaches children English for the […]
Launch of the Suusamyr Net Community Network
On November 23, 2018, with the support of the Internet Society in the village of Suusamyr, Chui oblast, the project “Suusamyr Net” was launched. This initiative aims to provide Internet access to residents of the Suusamyr Valley, expanding opportunities and increasing access to information. In a mountainous country, more than half of the population lives […]
Learning by Doing: Have You Heard of the Suusamyr Community Network in Kyrgyzstan?
Last week, the Internet Society together with our Kyrgyz chapter and the wider local community held discussions about Internet connectivity in remote areas in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Approximately 35% of the Kyrgyz population use the Internet (ITU data, 2017) and most users are located in cities and urban areas. In cooperation with its Kyrgyz chapter, the Internet Society […]