Bridging the Digital Divide


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1906 NC-54 #100FDurham, NC 27713


The WiderNet Project, a Chapel Hill non-profit organization, seeks volunteers with a variety of skill sets!

Since 2001, The WiderNet Project has provided training and coaching on information technology solutions for underserved areas of the world. Their off-line eGranary Digital Library is installed in over 1,000 locations, from 26 African counties, to locations across India and Papua New Guinea, and a dozen U.S. correctional facilities.

More information about the WiderNet Project can be found at:

There are many ways to volunteer at WiderNet.

Depending on your skills, interests and availability, this could include data entry, database development, digital library content development, field training, hosting international visitors, mentoring and/or coaching international colleagues, packing cargo containers, programming, promoting the eGranary, public relations, systems management, technician training, testing and preparing donated equipment, volunteer coordination, Web design, and more!


  • Administrative Support
  • Web Design
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Public Relations
  • Computer Science

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Flexible
  • Local

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