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Aid 2.0: IT In Africa (Jeff Allen)
 

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    Aid 2.0: IT In Africa (Jeff Allen) Aid 2.0: IT In Africa (Jeff Allen) Presentation Transcript

    • Aid 2.0Jeff R. Allenjra@nella.org
    • Not this Africa...
    • This one! Great capacity and creativity is ready and waiting for a chance to shine.Source: BBC Source: Nubian Cheetah, Afrigadget Source: William Kamkwamba
    • Geek Corps Mali: http://mail.geekcorps.org Source: William Kamkwamba
    • A solar-powered radio station in a Malian village thatreceives audio programs in digital format.
    • ...and sends them on to the next villages radio station via point topoint wifi.http://www.engadget.com/2005/03/26/water-bottle-wifi-in-mali/
    • Adapt to the context!Lots of computers, not much bandwidth?Offline Wikipedia! http://www.moulinwiki.org/en
    • Le Source, from Kunnafonihttp://lasource.kunnafoni.org/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZEmakw2OvQ
    • The Baobab Health Partnershiphttp://www.baobabhealth.org/2007/06/26/patient-registration-video/
    • In summary:Not like this:•Expensive food airdrops•Field hospitals that disrupt local structures•Self-congratulatory signs that are recycled into stoves!
    • Like this! Nii Simmonds African ingenuity and creativity on display. Open Source for transparency! http://www.akvo.org