Congratulations to two winners of the 5th EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Award for empowering women and girls through ICT.
- READ Information and Resource Centre in Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal for empowering women slum-dwellers to find jobs and start small businesses.
- Rija’tzuul Na’ooj Library in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala for building business and ICT skills of talented women weavers so that they can make a profit from their work.
Each winner receives a prize of US$1,500, a certificate and a trophy. The EIFL-PLIP Innovation Awards recognize innovative library services that use ICT to improve lives and livelihoods. The awards are open to all public and community libraries in developing and transition countries. Click the link to read more about the EIFL-PLIP Innovation Awards.http://www.eifl.net/news/eifl-plip-awards-libraries-empowering-women