Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

MobiStation – often referred to as a digital ‘school in a box’ – is a multimedia tool that supports education in and out of schools to improve access to quality education. Built into a portable suitcase, the tool is equipped with a solar-powered laptop, a low-power projector and an audio system.

Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

A UNICEF Global Innovation team member assembles MobiStation in the Kampala workshop.

Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

Jessica Tribbe, a UNICEF Global Innovation team member, tests MobiStation prior to travelling to Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School, where the tool is used to deliver educational sessions to children.

Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

Jessica transports MobiStation to a remote primary school for an education session. MobiStation provides offline content that has been pre-uploaded onto the computer for easy access by children in remote areas.

Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

A teacher from Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School receives and transports MobiStation to a classroom for an education session. Children always look forward to these sessions!

Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

Testing Mobistation in a classroom prior to the session. Because of its versatility, MobiStation can be used anywhere and for any training session. 

Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
Photo credit: UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

Jessica projects educational content from MobiStation to a group of students. It’s always amazing and fun to see how captivated the children are!

UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni
UNICEF Uganda/ Michele Sibiloni

All eyes on the screen, children and their teacher view content projected from MobiStation. Standing room only!

By Proscovia Nakibuuka
Communication Officer, UNICEF Uganda

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