Hifadhi Africa

Nairobi, Kenya   |   Non profit

HIfadhi Africa Organization

Project/Innovation Name
RACHEL - Pi

Prize
Technology to Support Education in Crisis & Conflict Settings
Natural Disaster - Honorable Mention

Prize Amount
$1,500

Organization Website
http://hifadhiafrica.org/



Prize Competition Summary
A challenge to source ideas for innovative, technology-supported approaches for children to maintain access to basic education despite disruptions experienced during crises or conflict.

Innovation
RACHEL - Pi

Innovation Summary
Using low-cost and low-power computers to support and accelerate adoption of education in pastoral areas of Kenya. Raspberry Pi will be used to deliver a massive e-learning library compiled by an organization called World Possible. This e–learning library, named RACHEL (Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education and Learning), is free and is continually updated.

Collaborators/Partners
Rotarian Robert Cairns and World Possible
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