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30 Apr 2015 description

1. SUMMARY

Deployed in Burundi for over a year now, the Ideas Box is facing real success. Use and community interest for the device are continuously on the rise.

The mid-term impact report published in the summer of 2014 highlighted early trends after six months of observation. One of the main recommandations of this study was the organisation of a psychosocial assessment of the Ideas Box on Congolese populations living in refugee camps in Burundi.

30 Sep 2014 description

THE IDEAS BOX, AT A GLANCE

A media center in a kit, the Ideas Box fits on two pallets and can be installed in less than 30 minutes under any conditions. It brings:

• 15 tablets and 4 laptops with a satellite internet connection

• 250 paper books and 50 e-readers with thousands of e-books

• MOOC and stand-alone Internet educational digital contents including Khan Academy and Wikipedia

• A cinema module with a rich film collection

• 5 HD cameras for film-making and journalism

• Board games and video games