Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Can We Have Internet for All?
P & R Vol.2 Issue 8
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Can We Have Internet for All? (P & R Vol.2 Issue 8)

Publication Year : 2021
Author: Hafsa Hina

COVID-19’s spread poses a threat to humankind, as the pandemic has forced many worldwide activities, especially educational activities, to shut down or change drastically. Education institutions have had to adapt to e-learning to use existing educational platforms to slow the spread of the virus. Digital learning is challenging at many levels, with limited or no-access to the internet has been one of the biggest challenges. If a student doesn’t have a device to connect with in the first place, finding a stable internet may be the least of their concerns. And often, they have no option but to share with other family