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Aid 2.0: IT In Africa (Jeff Allen)

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  • 1. Aid 2.0Jeff R. Allenjra@nella.org
  • 2. Not this Africa...
  • 3. This one! Great capacity and creativity is ready and waiting for a chance to shine.Source: BBC Source: Nubian Cheetah, Afrigadget Source: William Kamkwamba
  • 4. Geek Corps Mali: http://mail.geekcorps.org Source: William Kamkwamba
  • 5. A solar-powered radio station in a Malian village thatreceives audio programs in digital format.
  • 6. ...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/
  • 7. Adapt to the context!Lots of computers, not much bandwidth?Offline Wikipedia! http://www.moulinwiki.org/en
  • 8. Le Source, from Kunnafonihttp://lasource.kunnafoni.org/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZEmakw2OvQ
  • 9. The Baobab Health Partnershiphttp://www.baobabhealth.org/2007/06/26/patient-registration-video/
  • 10. In summary:Not like this:•Expensive food airdrops•Field hospitals that disrupt local structures•Self-congratulatory signs that are recycled into stoves!
  • 11. Like this! Nii Simmonds African ingenuity and creativity on display. Open Source for transparency! http://www.akvo.org