Monthly Archives: May 2013

E-readers experience

Check out Nambala and Nganana pupils enjoying using their e-readers 🙂 They are working with an instructor at NM-AIST.

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Sustainability of E-readers Project

It is exactly a week after the project launch and already we are thinking about the project sustainability!! On Thursday 16th May, 2013 on the ICT & Development class, NM-AIST students discussed sustainability of the project with the students from … Continue reading

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Press Coverage

The launch was covered on the media On Tuesday 14th May,2013 Worldreader blog writes “The Girl Who Will Teach Tanzania to Read” The NM-AIST website captured the event on the article “The Launch of the Nambala & Nganana E-Reader Project … Continue reading

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Day 4: Project Launch – 36,000 books in 2 Schools

Today May 10, 2013 will forever be a memorable day in NM-AIST history. It is the day we more clearly announced our world class intention and started walking towards it. We have obviously seen small a dream turn into big … Continue reading

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Day 3: Student Training

Today was a great day in Tengeru Community (located outside of Arusha). The 22 Masters & Phd students of NM-AIST had trained the teachers well. 150 E-readers, each holding approximately 125 digital books were deployed among the two schools: Nganana … Continue reading

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E-readers Project Update: Michael of Worldreader writes………

We are Day 2 and The Nelson Mandela Project and we are moving full steam ahead. Given the size and scope of this project, our conventional training program has been modified. Project Manager Training 19 Masters and PhD Students, studying Information … Continue reading

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E-readers Project Update: Training of Trainers (TOT)

Today, May 7, 2013 our Master’s and PhD students underwent training on E-readers use. The trainer is Michael Smith, of Worldreader.  The training was also attended by members of NM-AIST staff. The training started with the presentation of our students … Continue reading

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