Internet.org Launches in Ghana – gives people on the Airtel network access to free basic internet services

Mark Zuckerberg‘s Internet.org is doing some very amazing things around the world.

He announced the Ghana launch via his Facebook page today….

Mark Zuckerberg

Read the details below…

 

Today we’re launching Internet.org in Ghana — giving people on the Airtel network access to free basic internet services for education, health, jobs and communication.

Right now only about 12% of people in Ghana are connected to the internet, but connectivity is already improving people’s lives and communities.

By connecting everyone, we hope to unlock even more opportunities for Ghana and people like Dauda Musa, pictured here.

Dauda runs a mobile money transfer business in Accra, and as the number of people with mobile phones has grown over the past few years, more people are using his service for business or to share money with friends and family.

Ghana is the fifth country we’ve connected through Internet.org — after Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya and Colombia.

Thank you to our community for your support and for pushing to bringInternet.org to more countries as we continue on our path to connect the whole world.

 

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