Tribal Networks News

June 14, 2009

“Cybercafé in a container”: Kenya’s mobile internet stations

Filed under: Technology — Direct Sponsor @ 7:11 pm

What do you do when you want to install a telecentre but there is no building available to house it? APC member Arid Lands Information Network has solved the problem by building cybercafe in shipping containers. These containers, known as maarifa (or knowledge) centres are fully equipped with computers and internet access and can be moved when the need arises.
http://www.apc.org/en/node/8765/

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