Tag: MobiStation

Expanding learning opportunities for refugee children: Uganda’s DigiSchool Pilot

Expanding learning opportunities for refugee children: Uganda’s DigiSchool Pilot

Written by Eun-Young Jeong, Education Officer, UNICEF Uganda UGANDA, September 2015 – Textbooks are rare possessions for children living in northern Uganda’s resource-impoverished refugee settlements. For children here, it’s difficult to imagine life beyond the refugee settlement where they have lived since fleeing from South Sudan when conflict broke out in December […]

MobiStation – An innovation supporting education in and out of schools in Uganda

MobiStation – An innovation supporting education in and out of schools in Uganda

[wpvideo rXWeVHWZ] MobiStation, a solar-powered classroom in a suitcase, is a multimedia tool that supports education in and out of schools and assists teachers to provide a higher quality education. The tool is also used to support health care and youth engagement projects. Built into a portable suitcase, it is equipped […]

What’s next in public-private partnerships: MobiStation at Social Innovation Summit

What’s next in public-private partnerships: MobiStation at Social Innovation Summit

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Social Innovation Summit 2014. During the session “Beyond Doing Good: the Role of Innovation in UN Partnerships”, I was honored to share our work about “what’s next in public-private partnerships”, together with a distinguished panel of speakers, including activists, sociopreneurs, private sector leaders and UN colleagues. Here is […]

MobiStation

MobiStation

MobiStation, first developed by UNICEF Uganda, is a solar-powered multimedia kit built around a laptop, projector, document camera, speaker and other peripherals, all contained in a portable suitcase. MobiStations can be set up in schools and health centers in rural communities and provide access to quality learning content 24/7. In […]