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Kytabu is a textbook subscription system currently being built by Tonee Ndungu in Kenya for low income families. The idea builds on the fact that there are cheap android tablets available in the market, there are digitized text books with publishers weary of copyright infringement and parents and kids who simply can't afford to buy all the text books they need at one go. E-mail him at toneendungu@gmail.com for more..

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  1. 1. This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  2. 2. What parents go through for school textbooks. 1. An average student needs a minimum of 10 text books a year as a requirement. 2. The average cost of a new text book is KSH 486. 3. 28% of primary and high school students do not have all their text books and have to share or borrow.* 4. 38% of the students that drop out of school do so because they lack text books.* 5. The average longevity of a single book is 2 years. 6. Parents find it harder to buy books than pay school fees.* 7. Every year, books get more expensive as costs for manufacturing and printing them increases. 8. Over the last 12 years, the average textbook cost has increased by 700%.* * - The United Nations Report on Education 2009This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  3. 3. What can technology do to solve this problem?This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  4. 4. But its been done before.This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  5. 5. What it is. is an application integrated into an affordable android tablet computer from India. is a text-book subscription system for Primary, Secondary and Tertiary learning institutions. is Swahili for ‘ ’. • ‘ ’ is Swahili for ‘ ’. • ‘ ’ is short for ‘ ’. • ‘ ’ is word play for ‘ ’.This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  6. 6. Payment StructureThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  7. 7. The Target AudienceThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  8. 8. Mode of PaymentThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  9. 9. How it would be doneThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  10. 10. How it would look and work Click to open Choose Book Choose buying plan Buy book by SMSThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  11. 11. Access bookThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  12. 12. Why would it work. The tablet cost is less than the total Can be fully powered A $35 Aakasha tablet is by solar power. available from India. (Or cost of textbooks. Something from ZTE.) Is sturdy and strong with no upgrade requirements. This means a single Can hold an unlimited tablet can be used number of books for at least 4 years.This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  13. 13. How would we do this? Purchase Copyrights or partner with publishers. Offer books for subscription Digitize the Content. at 60% less! Affordably Sell $35 tablet with Kytabu app. Add to Kytabu App and add the book.This idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  14. 14. The Internal Specs • Internal Memory for • Bluetooth ™ books. Cannot be • One USB port accessed externally. • External Memory Slot • WI-FI™ (mini-SD slot, 32GB) Not Internal • 34 GB storage space External • DC and Solar charger Slot Included • Infra-Red • Android OS • ExternalSpecifications Specifications • Dust /scratch proof • AMD processor Buttons screen • Touch Screen (Quetry) • Sturdy plastic outer core • 3G SIM Technology • Speaker/Headphone jack
  15. 15. It also makes business sense. Publishing Company Parents & Teachers Students & Stakeholders 1. Exciting learning experience 2. Animation-for-Learning® 3. Learn to type (Quetry) early 4. Bridge the digital divide 1. No more book shopping 5. Easy access to many books 2. Digital books are cheaper 6. All the books are recent 1. Digital books are cheap 3. Different buying options 7. Create computer interest 2. Can sell more books 4. Better learning tools 6. Greatly promote learning 3. Easier to sell on tablet 5. All the books are availed 7. Books will not run out 4. Have a wider reach 6. Schools can offer tablets 8. Tablet can be shared 5. Cannot be passed on 6. Greatly promote learning 9. Can be powered by solar (more profit per book) 6. Are easier to update 7. Books will not run out 8. Tablet can be shared 10. Easy for stakeholders to buy 7. Can be animated 9. Can be powered by solar 11. Easy to monitor 8. Will NOT run out 12. GSM & GPRS capableThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  16. 16. textbook subscriptionThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©
  17. 17. textbook subscriptionThis idea is intellectual property. Please respect it and do not distribute without written permission from TNC Ltd. ©

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