• How does one bridge the digital divide in Guinea?

    How does one bridge the digital divide in Guinea?

    When the Orange Foundation needed a solution to bridge the digital divide for 500,000 kids, they found us.
  • For all preppers out there

    For all preppers out there

    The end is not nigh, but if it is then you'll be a little more ready
  • Digitizing to Preserve a Museum’s Heritage Legacy

    Digitizing to Preserve a Museum’s Heritage Legacy

    Education is the cornerstone of progress. Making it available offline supports this mission.
  • Unsere ersten Schritte in Indonesien – Global Tangerang School

    Letzte Woche haben wir den ersten Schritt gemacht bei der Verbreitung von Kiwix in Tangerang (Indonesien). Zusammen mit Wikimedia Indonesia und dem Institut Teknologi Tangerang Selatan (ITTS) haben wir eine lokale Schule in einem Aussenbezirk von Tangerang besucht: Global Tangerang. Mit ihren 109 Schülern, 6 Lehrpersonen und 5 Unterrichtsräumen hat die Schule zu wenig Mittel,...read more
  • Our First Step in Indonesia – Global Tangerang School

    Last week was our first step in sharing Kiwix in Tangerang, Indonesia. Together with Wikimedia Indonesia and Institut Teknologi Tangerang Selatan (ITTS), we journeyed to the outskirt of Tangerang to visit a local school – Global Tangerang. With 109 students enrolled, 6 teachers, and 5 classrooms, they have insufficient resources to spare for a stable...read more
  • New use case: Literate Earth

    The Literate Earth Project is a US-based non-profit. They manage 16 schools in Uganda, and another at the Imvepi refugee camp. They have been active for the past ten years already. Literate Earth reached out because their next step is to deploy Raspberry Pi hotspots with Offline Wikipedia on them. They would also like to...read more
  • Let there be light

    New cool product / project from our good friends at EduAir: a lamp. But not any lamp. EduEnergy is a low-consumption light bulb with an integrated wi-fi hotspot and content. Which contents, you ask? There’s Wikipedia, but also games for ages 3-5, MOOCs, books and a console to check on the progress of users. Connect...read more
  • State of the Kiwi

    Here is a broad update of where we stand in terms of technology for the project. First, the chart below summarizes broadly our tech stack and may or may not help you navigate what follows: Overall Kiwix is healthier than ever, with about 30% more code contributors, releases, tickets closed, etc. than last year. You...read more
  • How to report a bug

    Issues -whether they’re actual bug reports or feature requests- are the basics of any software improvement. Developers must be able to clearly identify the problems that are brought to them before they can attempt to improve things. Why report an issue? Well, it looks like something is not working properly on your app. You can...read more
  • Quechua Wikipedia for Quechua villagers

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Annual report for the last year is out! There is a section about Kiwix, and how it can help share knowledge in areas with no internet access. We have many stories to share: the one they decided to focus on takes place in Ecuador. There, Yachay Tech students decided to give a...read more