Ethiopian Innovators Project Siree Stood 2nd Place on the World Summit Youth Award

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Ethiopian Innovators stood 2nd place on the World Summit Youth Award, Education for All category with a project named Siree: which is a portable solar powered Wi-Fi enabled device to help schools and other institutions deliver up-to-date learning resources for disadvantaged students residing in areas with no internet access by bringing the power of online learning to the offline world.

Siree is a portable solar powered Wi-Fi enabled device loaded with over 7000 videos, 20,000 interactive exercises, offline educational materials like Encyclopedia and thousands of free eBooks to help schools and other institutions deliver up-to-date learning resources for disadvantaged students residing on areas with no internet access and no electric supply by bringing the power of online learning to the offline world

WSYA has gathered over 451 unique digital projects worldwide in 2016 and an especially assembled multi-professional Jury has selected 16 WSYA winning applications from eight categories for 2016 with eight local impact to be presented to the world.