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 The Fund for Internet Research and Education – FIRE Africa – is Africa’s leading Grants and Awards programme designed to encourage, support and develop innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, infrastructure and communication needs.


Case Study: Shona Early Learner E-Reader

Project: Design a Text-to-Speech (TTS) E-learning application for a low cost Android tablet to enable children in rural Zimbabwe to learn to read using their own languages (including Shona) as well as to engage children with learning disabilities.

Country: Zimbabwe

Category: E-Development, FIRE Africa Grants 2013

22821467295 679c47eb9e mHere is an overview of news, activities and and events from last month:

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