REAP evaluates ways for technologies to bring high quality education and healthcare within reach of rural communities.
Technology is an untapped asset in rural areas.
However, there is little understanding on the part of rural educators about how to harness computers, mobile phones, and internet access. REAP & industry partners in the US & China are bringing the most promising platforms to rural schools and students.
Rural patients face an unmet need for care.
Skilled healthcare providers gravitate toward cities, where working conditions and quality of life are better. Mobile platforms offer promising ways to bridge this gap, bringing skills and knowledge closer to rural patients.