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Public	
  libraries	
  as	
  technology	
  
incubators	
  
Zambia’s	
  BongoHive,	
  modeled	
  a3er	
  Kenya’s	
  iHub	
  

iHub	
  
Children	
  straight	
  from	
  the	
  streets,	
  with	
  li=le	
  if	
  any	
  English,	
  engaged	
  with	
  technology...
With	
  LubutoLiteracy,	
  we	
  learned	
  that	
  the	
  process	
  was	
  at	
  least	
  as	
  valuable	
  as	
  the	
 ...
Libraries	
  reach	
  out	
  into	
  the	
  community	
  
This	
  is	
  who	
  we	
  connect	
  with…	
  
…and	
  this	
  is	
  how	
  we	
  connect	
  
African	
  public	
  libraries	
  need	
  Internet	
  access!	
  
This	
  is	
  what	
  libraries	
  are	
  
today	
  –	
  and	
  what	
  needs	
  to	
  
be	
  supported	
  in	
  Africa	
 ...
Spaces	
  for	
  collaboraIon,	
  
networking,	
  co-­‐working,	
  
brainstorming,	
  innovaIng…	
  
Trying	
  tablets	
  and	
  e-­‐readers	
  at	
  the	
  ‘Digital	
  Bar’	
  
Print	
  an	
  out-­‐of-­‐print	
  or	
  
self-­‐published	
  book	
  
Digital	
  printers	
  may	
  be	
  in	
  demand	
  here…	
  
…but	
  African	
  youth	
  are	
  ready	
  to	
  connect	
  with	
  the	
  world	
  
…and	
  innovate!	
  
Lubuto Library Project Pitch Presentation for mEducation Alliance Symposium Pitchfest 2013
Lubuto Library Project Pitch Presentation for mEducation Alliance Symposium Pitchfest 2013
Lubuto Library Project Pitch Presentation for mEducation Alliance Symposium Pitchfest 2013
Lubuto Library Project Pitch Presentation for mEducation Alliance Symposium Pitchfest 2013
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http://www.meducationalliance.org

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  1. 1. Public  libraries  as  technology   incubators  
  2. 2. Zambia’s  BongoHive,  modeled  a3er  Kenya’s  iHub   iHub  
  3. 3. Children  straight  from  the  streets,  with  li=le  if  any  English,  engaged  with  technology  
  4. 4. With  LubutoLiteracy,  we  learned  that  the  process  was  at  least  as  valuable  as  the  outcome  
  5. 5. Libraries  reach  out  into  the  community  
  6. 6. This  is  who  we  connect  with…  
  7. 7. …and  this  is  how  we  connect  
  8. 8. African  public  libraries  need  Internet  access!  
  9. 9. This  is  what  libraries  are   today  –  and  what  needs  to   be  supported  in  Africa   Bringing  technology  and  informaIon  literacy  to  the  public  
  10. 10. Spaces  for  collaboraIon,   networking,  co-­‐working,   brainstorming,  innovaIng…  
  11. 11. Trying  tablets  and  e-­‐readers  at  the  ‘Digital  Bar’  
  12. 12. Print  an  out-­‐of-­‐print  or   self-­‐published  book  
  13. 13. Digital  printers  may  be  in  demand  here…  
  14. 14. …but  African  youth  are  ready  to  connect  with  the  world  
  15. 15. …and  innovate!  
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