Internet-in-a-Box Summit 2019 and WikiConference North America

Kids on Computers (KOC) partnered with Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) to host the 2019 IIAB Summit from November 6th-10th, 2019 northwest of Boston in Stow, MA. Attendees included representatives from six different organizations including the Free E-Book Foundation, IIAB, Kiwix, KOC, the UN, and UVA.  The summit coincided with the 2019 WikiConference North …

Preparing for Mexico – December 2019!

Kids On Computers is going to Mexico in early December 2019 to install a new lab (Escuela Primaria Ricardo Flores Magon) and upgrade existing labs in Oaxaca, Mexico! We will be in Mexico from Dec 2-6th! Many of us are busily preparing for the trip, logistics, equipment procuring, software – …

Oaxaca 6 Months Later

April’s week-long Kids on Computers effort to rebuild computer labs at more than a dozen schools around Oaxaca City and Huajuapan (both in Oaxaca State, Mexico) was an extremely powerful life lesson across many fronts, still teaching us all new things 6 months later. Oaxacans’ committed resourcefulness stands out above …

This week in KoC – New lab approved for Oaxaca, Mexico

It is exciting to let you know that the KoC board has voted and approved to set up a new lab at Secundaria Técnica 243, this year! You can see the results here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-GJWYSH3F/ This is a middle school located in Acatlima, Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México.  Something important to …

Update on José Vasconcelos (Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán, Oaxaca, México)

Our first Raspberry Pi lab has been operating for nearly 3 weeks now and the kids are really happy! We expect to get some feedback on the whole setup performance in coming days. This is a pilot project, and if everything goes well we’ll seriously consider to set up more Raspberry …