Content tagged with Education

Anita Peeples

Karavan: Connecting the Disconnected, Tapping Into Skills and Fostering Integration

A new app is being developed that seeks to empower refugees by fostering an appreciation for their talents and ensuring their skills are meaningfully used. As a refugee, in many countries you are not allowed to work and earn money. What follows is a life in limbo, social isolation, alienation, and an extraordinary waste of talents and skills. What to do? Read on

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This Bike Is Going the Extra Mile for Education

Bicycles are back. Ok they never went away, but riding a bike has never been so cool, with bike models designed to meet a growing range of needs and tastes increasingly on the market. Any respectable city will boast cool cycle-shops, and hip bike-riders to match. Some bikes, however, just go the extra mile like those from Vélosophy that help support girls education. Read on

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Lights On in the Kitefu Primary School in Tanzania!

This past October saw one of our project partners fulfill one of its goals: a solar panel (financed via RESET) was installed in the Kitefu primary school in Tanzania! The panel will, for the first time, bring electricity to the school – light for 792 students and 24 teachers. Read on

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LumenEd: An Accessible Platform for Better Learning Everywhere

Almost half of our country’s children are unable to read or do basic arithmetic. Maybe teachers would like to use additional teaching resources, but the schools have little money and infrastructure. In the developed world, learning about other cultures is mostly limited to reading about them or watching boring documentaries about them. Read on