Lubuto Library Project Pitch Presentation for mEducation Alliance Symposium Pitchfest 2013

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Lubuto Library Project Pitch Presentation for mEducation Alliance Symposium Pitchfest 2013

  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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