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Literacy bridge

$10 mp3 audio device for content
Ghana
Grassroots -- content
Spoken language content, local languages, local people, local problems
Bed nets used by seniors but not all pregnant woman and children
Proper spacing for soy beans
Prevent spread of HIV Aids***
Recorded by local organizations and government
April, Ghana rural areas
Digital voice recorders, software
Recorded what people were already giving talks

Looking for areas with low literacy, low power, technology
area = district
meet with district assemblies, then local groups
Local business development, health, ag, (education)

25 local languages, educated people speak english

Organization

Top down searching for village, uses stats
Talks to faculty of universities
Not scalable, literally go to villages (pilot programs)
Finds out what they need, and who is already serving them
In 6 countries, DMR Congo, India, Ghana

Distribution

Kiosk
Sneaker-net
heterogenious
content review/tagging
device-device transfer
kiosks could rent batteries


Software

Device with xml support track
Looking for audio content production software
Track audio to text

Try to get with Librivox and revoxer [1]
see if audacity is extensible and modular enough

Device

Carbon Zinc batteries
8-12 months, build hardware

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