Bringing tribal communities online
DIGITAL EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION APR-2016. Vijay Roy, who lives with the Sahariya tribe in Baran district of Rajasthan, was trained in 2008 to establish wireless networks through the Wireless for Communities (W4C) project run by the Digital Empowerment Foundation. Rajkumari is known as Lady Wi-Fi in her neighbourhood because of her enthusiasm in providing broadband connectivity in Baran. Om Prakash from Baran is another Sahariya who had already cleared his Class X exams when he joined CIRC Bakanpura and went on to gain proficiency in several computer applications.