RACHEL - Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education and Learning

The most innovative technology solution for delivering free educational resources to developing communities
Technology
$10,000USD
raised of $10,000 goal
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This campaign started on Nov 20 and closed on December 20, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on December 20, 2013
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  • $24USD
    Sustaining Donor

    World Possible sustaining donor - listed on our website as $2/ month sustaining donor. All rewards are tax deductible.

    7 claimed

  • $55USD
    Sponsor a RACHEL Update

    Locations served by USPS require less funding (shipping at $25 flat-rate). Nearly one-third of RACHEL deployments are reliably served by USPS.

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    2 out of 35 claimed

  • $100USD
    Half a 'Hard to Reach' RACHEL

    Sponsor half the cost of delivery to a region that is hard to reach. RACHEL benefits most those who can access it least. FedEx and DHL reach all corners of the globe, but at a cost of nearly $120 in shipping. We will send a RACHEL to waitlisted users for you to track, ranging from Namibia, Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, and more.

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    3 out of 60 claimed

  • $200USD
    'Hard to Reach' RACHEL

    Sponsor the full cost of delivery to a region that is hard to reach. RACHEL benefits most those who can access it least. FedEx and DHL reach all corners of the globe, but at a cost of nearly $120 in shipping. We will send a RACHEL to waitlisted users for you to track, ranging from Namibia, Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, and more.

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 50 claimed

  • $350USD
    Sponsor a RACHEL Pi Server

    RACHEL software works on any computer with some technical assistance. Many users have none though and they require something even easier to use. Our dedicated server based on a Raspberry Pi computer provides plug-and-play solutions to access RACHEL. We'll ship one to a community in need for you to track.

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 25 claimed

  • $2,000USD
    Add to RACHEL Content

    Choose an educational content package for us to offer in RACHEL. Our volunteer developers can take nearly any creative commons licensed content offline, pick one you feel passionate about and we will make it available to tens of thousands around the globe, free and offline. English or Spanish.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    1 out of 5 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Outfit an In-Country Advocate

    Outfit an In-Country Advocate. Our global of volunteer advocates keeps growing. We will outfit an in-country volunteer to travel throughout his or her community delivering and supporting RACHEL. You can skype with your advocate and better understand plans for deploying RACHEL in each country they work in.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Bring Help to a Community

    Sponsor a World Possible volunteer trip to the community of your choice. One World Possible volunteer will be flown to the city of your choice to help outfit, network, and teach local residents how to use RACHEL and enhance its spread. Please contact us first. World Possible volunteers have dozens of years of computer and networking expertise.

    Estimated delivery: October 2014

    0 out of 2 claimed

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