Tunapanda: Free Education For All

Beginning in East Africa, Tunapanda is explaining, downloading, and spreading a wide variety of free online courses and learning tools.
Education
$13,788USD
raised of $25,000 goal
55%
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This campaign started on Mar 18 and closed on April 29, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on April 29, 2013
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  • $250USD
    Featured
    Tunapanda T-Shirt

    Anyone donating $250 or more will receive a Tunapanda T-Shirt, in your choice of color and size.

    10 claimed

  • $20USD
    Forever on Tunapanda.org

    This goes to everyone giving $20 or more. We'll set up a Phase 2 Funders page and put your name on it, if you want.

    16 claimed

  • $100USD
    Impact Newsletter Subscription

    For everyone giving $100 or more, we'll have our students write a newsletter, discussing what they've learned about technology and how it's used in their communities. You get a lifetime subscription. Seeing this newsletter get better will show that your donation has had an impact.

    25 claimed

  • $108USD
    "Dev Economics" Master DVD

    $100 + $8 materials, shipping & handling. We'll not only mail you a copy of Marginal Revolution University's "Developmental Economics" Master DVD, but make a full copy of the course (10-14 DVDs) and give it away in East Africa. The Master DVD includes all the videos and artwork to burn the full set, to watch on your computer, and the audio to listen during your commutes. Want more than 1? You can submit donations multiple times or order a 5-pack (see below)

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    7 claimed

  • $258USD
    Autographed Master DVD

    $250 + $8 materials, shipping & handling. Professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, founders of Marginal Revolution University, have very generously agreed to autograph a limited number of the Master DVD cases for their excellent course on "Developmental Economics." Each claim on this perk includes a Master DVD in an autographed case and a donation of the full course (10-14 DVDs) in East Africa.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    2 out of 30 claimed

  • $525USD
    "Dev Economics" DVD 5-pack

    $500 + $25 materials, shipping & handling. If you want to receive multiple "Developmental Economics" Master DVDs (they make great gifts) the shipping costs per unit will be lower. All must be sent to the same address. See the $108 "Dev Economics" Master DVD perk above for more details. The 5-pack includes 5 entries for the 15 randomly-selected DVD covers autographed by Professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    0 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Autographed Programmer T-Shirt

    During Phase 2 we will run a pilot programming course across various locations. 15-25 teenagers who currently don't know how to program will learn the basics, and then autograph your T-shirt. One could be the next Einstein or Jobs, you never know!

    0 out of 25 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Autographed Designer T-Shirt

    Also during Phase 2, we will run a design course, and teach 15-25 students how to design using free software. Those who finish will autograph your T-shirt, which will include Tunapanda's current logo or a new one the students design.

    2 out of 25 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Inspire a Dorm

    TIIT's future dorm has been sitting half-completed for over 5 years in rural Elburgon. We're going to finish it, and then put up a plaque with whatever name you want to call it, and your favorite inspirational quote - in both English and Swahili.

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Inspire a Library

    Our partner group, ROCK (see website for details) has just secured a permanent location in Kibera, Africa's largest urban slum here in Nairobi. We're going to put some computers and other resources in it to help ROCK's kids get through high school and learn other skills. You can name the library whatever you want, and we'll put your favorite inspirational quotation on the plaque, in both English and Swahili.

    0 out of 1 claimed

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