MobiStation – often referred to as a digital ‘school in a box’ – is a multimedia tool that supports education in and out of schools to improve access to quality education. Built into a portable suitcase, the tool is equipped with a solar-powered laptop, a low-power projector and an audio system.
A UNICEF Global Innovation team member assembles MobiStation in the Kampala workshop.
Jessica Tribbe, a UNICEF Global Innovation team member, tests MobiStation prior to travelling to Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School, where the tool is used to deliver educational sessions to children.
Jessica transports MobiStation to a remote primary school for an education session. MobiStation provides offline content that has been pre-uploaded onto the computer for easy access by children in remote areas.
A teacher from Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School receives and transports MobiStation to a classroom for an education session. Children always look forward to these sessions!
Testing Mobistation in a classroom prior to the session. Because of its versatility, MobiStation can be used anywhere and for any training session.
Jessica projects educational content from MobiStation to a group of students. It’s always amazing and fun to see how captivated the children are!
All eyes on the screen, children and their teacher view content projected from MobiStation. Standing room only!
By Proscovia Nakibuuka
Communication Officer, UNICEF Uganda