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Zaria Community Network and Culture Hub

Nigeria Chapter

The project seeks to use the Internet to improve the quality of education for the formally enrolled, as well as those outside the formal schooling system to resource for basic education, vocational development, and self-employment opportunities. A campaign will be run to enlighten communities on the opportunities available. Goals will include the implementation of free-to-use ISM band to reach research and educational institutions, Community WIFI Hotspots and solar-powered back-up solutions, culture hub web portals, a shared Learning Management System and a Network monitoring infrastructure. A Community Engagement session for 500 Teachers, students and individuals will be conducted as well as continuous enlightenment campaigns and surveys to estimate effectiveness of strategies.

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