USDA distance learning and telemedicine Project

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RAIN's community projects are designed to "reweave" the social fabric of a community, building a cooperative network of support and clearly demonstrating community-level benefits from access to the National Information Infrastructure. RAIN is working on this project to examine what impacts universal access to Internet technologies will have on rural communities.

Will distance learning open new doors for people of all ages to increase their knowledge? Will having better access to health information improve personal and community health? Can rural communities find E commerce solutions that strengthen their local economy and keep families working together? As we work to provide answers to these questions, we invite you to keep an eye on the project's progress at