• Introduction

    Why was Nepal Wireless Networking Project started?

    Nepal Wireless Networking Project is a not-for-profit making initiative running in the rural areas of Nepal.  It was started in 2002 to bring communication services in some vilages of Myagdi district and to find ways to bridge digital divide between urban and rural areas of Nepal. It is inspired by social cause for the socio economic transformation of rural areas of Nepal. It is trying to find ways to optimize the use of information and communication technologies for the benefit of people living far from the cities. Now it is focusing on e-education and e-health programs in the rural area. It is also using its resources to increase digital literacy among the rural people.

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    Mahabir Pun

    Mahabir Pun first dreamed of connecting his village of Nangi to the internet in 1997, and has been working ever since to bring the internet to rural Nepal.
    Mahabir was born in Nangi, and completed his primary education there. After working as a teacher for several years, he completed a master's degree in education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

    Latest updates

    Wireless 4 Communication Project Supported by Internet Society Completed : 2016-05-02

    Internet Society contributed US$100,000 in December 2015 to buy equipment and build wireless network in some parts of Gorakha, Lamjung and Sindhupalchok districs. The wireless network is up and running now.
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    Mahabir Pun Inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame : 2014-05-23

    The team leader of Nepal Wireless is inducted in to the Internet Hall of Fame in Hong Kong. Please visit here to find the information - http://internethalloffame.org/inductees/mahabir-pun
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    Trekker Tracking System : 2014-03-22

    Nepal Wireless has installed trekkers tracking system in Annapurna region of Nepal. The tracker system will help to search the missing trekkers in the remote Himalayan valleys.
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