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Monday, 18 April 2016

Tunisia & Egypt FabLabs named winners in Orange Foundation #Imake4mycity Challenge

FabLabs from Egypt and Tunisia have emerged winners in the #Imake4mycity Challenge designed by Orange Foundation to support millennials and  help them key into corporate and academic world.

The solidarity FabLabs from Egypt bag the Jury's prize for Guru project, while the Tunis FabLabs won the Web Users' award owing to their brilliant Khadra project.

Young folks from the FabLab were able to learn how to easily make a robot with opened source kit.

Each Solidarity FabLab  received prize of €15,000. The awards were disbursed to them on April 6 in Paris,
France by members of the Orange executive committee.

Orange Foundation expressed that “While most of the projects are currently in their prototype phase, some of them may become essential items in the cities of tomorrow. It goes to show that, using digital
technologies and new collaborative learning models, all young people can become productive, confident, and work towards their choice of future career.”

The Orange Foundation hopes to make digital technology accessible to all with the support of up to 8000 active employees in 30 countries of the world.

Source: Techloy

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