Digital Learning & entrepreneurship for children's

Maker World - Submitted by Diego Parra on Dec 28 2013

We ofter see in our street child's and young's working, sometimes selling and other performing an act for some coins. We would lie to see them studying but their families are so poor that every member of the family must make heir own living. First Digital learning would allow these child's to study during the nights, and will help them to eventually develop a business that generate revenues for them and their families, allowing them to enjoy their childhood and secure a better future.

It is a difficult subject, with sensitive issues, but doing something is better that delivering a coin or simply ignoring them. The government is not good enough, I am afraid, to deliver solutions. Lets do it our selfs.

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Phillip Cohen
Feb 7 2014
10:35 AM
Hi Diego we have similar problems here in Africa in all our cities and what we are doing is using free internet services to establish Youth Cafes for young people to do what you are suggesting. look at my future city called Collaborative Corridor for ideas and where i can help with pleasure you get hold of me at Good luck Phillip
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Phillip Cohen
Feb 7 2014
10:41 AM
There are cheap solutions for building low cost wifi hubs called WUG's which require a base station and an Mast arial on your highest point and then you can connect with mobile phones when you have line of sight.
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Phillip Cohen
Feb 7 2014
10:42 AM
The problem is building infrustructure that is cheap and also secure but the main thing that will halt any progress is when you haven't established community buy in.