The WiderNet Project

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Basic Information

Address: 201 Communications Center The University of Iowa 116 South Madison Street Iowa City IA 52242 USA
Phone Number: 319-335-2200
Fax Number: 319-335-5374
Director: Cliff Missen

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Additional Information

Ages for Volunteer: 16+
Hours of Service: 9:00-5:00pm
Minimum Hours Required: 1
Days of Service: Mon-Friday (also the Second Saturday of every month)
Mission Statement:

The WiderNet Project is a University of Iowa service organization dedicated to improving digital communications to all communities and individuals around the world in need of educational resources, knowledge, and training.

We provide resources, coaching, training, computers and educational materials to schools, clinics, libraries and homes with poor digital communication resources.

We also develop and distribute the eGranary Digital Library, a plug-and-play server that provides instant access to millions of digital documents without the need of connection to the Internet.


"Book and a Buck" fundraiser to raise money to send books to Africa
Volunteer Workday: The second Saturday of every month. We pack books, refurbish computers,catalog etc.