Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Year: 2007
- Award: World Summit Award
- Category: Inclusion & Empowerment
- Organisation: Conservation Through Public Health
- Country: Uganda
- URL: http://www.ctph.org/
Multimedia for sustainability. Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a site on the world wide web and in Uganda where solar powered, high speed wireless Internet access produces income for gorilla monitoring as well as a human health project. The Telecentre serves important educational purposes and provides health and environmental awareness through multimedia. People trained in the use of ICT at the Telecentre include 40% women. The project encourages ecotourism and catalyzes economic activities and spin-offs. It provides employment opportunities to the community and is a good example of effective e-inclusion built on an innovative ICT and e-Content initiative.