Texting Across the Desert
Learn how Peace Corps Volunteer Rashid Khan used a mostly-broken cell phone, a mostly-broken computer, and his IT expertise to create a virtual health education hotline in Namibia, fielding thousands of sexual health and HIV/AIDS questions sent anonymously via text message.
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Photographed, written, and recorded by returned Peace Corps Volunteer Rashid Khan, Namibia, 2007–2009.