Bonface Masaviru is a Cisco Network Engineer, who learned that without the help of online video he would have never passed his Cisco exams. He's touched by RACHEL's potential to add value to education. He runs our distribution in Kenya while raising two boys.
Powering Potential / Tanzania
Powering Potential designs and implements Educating-Through-Technology programs for secondary schools in rural Tanzania using solar-powered Raspberry Pi computers loaded with the RACHEL offline digital library and provides basic technology training. They have installed RACHEL at dozens of schools across Tanzania, including 16 schools in Zanzibar with the Pi-oneer system using solar powered projectors, and at the request of the Tanzanian government submitted a proposal to implement their Computer Lab program at 54 schools across the country. They have caring and committed support from the Tanzanian government.
UConnect / Uganda
UConnect strives to enhance the acquisition and sharing of knowledge by students and teachers in Uganda through e-learning technologies. (BBC news) UConnect has helped distribute RACHEL to over 300 schools in Uganda since 2008. Jed and Lisa Stern have advocated RACHEL use across East Africa through Mobile Mondays and regional tech conferences.
Hackers for Charity / Uganda
Hackers For Charity is about stepping into the gap to feed and educate the worlds most vulnerable citizens. Johnny Long based in Uganda and Sam Kinch in the U.S. are critical contributors to RACHEL and its distribution in East Africa. Read more about their work in education technology.
Crossroads Springs Africa / Kenya
Crossroads Springs Africa is for children in Kenya who have lost one or both parents. The group, in Hamisi, Kenya now educates and cares for over 340 children by providing an education and brighter future.
Hifadhi Africa / Kenya
Hifadhi Africa Organization is a fully registered Kenyan based NGO that aims at offering sustainable equal educational opportunities mainly through the provision of scholarships supported by mentorship and enhancement of educational facilities. (Forbes Article)
Asante Africa Foundation / Kenya
Asante Africa Foundation believes in the power of knowledge as a catalyst to help young people create a future where they can live their potential. We know that enriched minds collectively create better solutions to whatever challenges their communities face.Through a partnership with Asante africa schools in Samburu County have benefitted from Rachel installations.
VodaFone Foundation / Kenya
Through the Instant Schools Network VodaFone Foundation has provided access to Education thousands of disavantaged students in refugee camps in Daadab and Kakuma.Rachel Server is an integral part of the Instant Classrooms created by VodaFone Foundation.
Seavuria Schools / Kenya
SeaVuria is a dedicated to connecting students and teachers across the globe, striving to create global awareness and sustainable partnerships.Through its network of Schools in Taita Taveta County Several schools have now access to Rachel server through Rachel Pi.
A supplemental package of rural farming resources, with a particular focus on Kenya (includes some Swahili content).
A clean one-page printout that highlights RACHEL features and World Possible work (marketing document).
In some countries, partners have reported hesitation that RACHEL is really free to use. This document is from World Possible and may help calm those fears.
Kristan Bakker has put together a brief user guide focused on RACHEL-Pi (64GB w/ KA-Lite)
Guide to download and setup RACHEL content via a USB/ SD Card/ or External Hard Drive.
World Possible's main introductory presentation on RACHEL and field work.