Umozanet

Core Pathway   :   ICT for Development
Sub-pathways  :   Education, Community Empowerment
Location            :   Mzuzu
Status                :   Active

UmozaNet project (‘Umoza’ translates to ‘togetherness’ in Tumbuka) aims at building on our existing work but also extending the existing community wireless models by enabling sharing and authoring of local digital resources and services.

The overall project goal is to design and develop a low-cost wireless wide area network architecture for providing access to local digital resources and services in Mzuzu city and to conduct a pilot program to identify key success factors for sustainable services.

Specifically, the project will;

To set up a wide area network architecture for providing access to local digital resources and services in Mzuzu City using wireless technology.

To develop and setup applications for accessing local digital resources and services including social networking, chat, file-sharing, and educational resources

To pilot the community wireless network program, feedback on the technology and identify key success factors for sustainable services for replication.

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