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Bridging the digital divide

Peddle ilabs

location_on Nigeria
Peddle ilabs is an innovative solution, a mobile and digital classroom that is fitted either on a bicycle or motor cycle driven by an interractive study platform with mini computers powered by solar energy ,this technology affords young people from lower income communities to instantly convert already existing space at home or in school into digital classrooms for learning.
CEO and coofounder
I believe peddle ilabs is important because it prepares learners for the present and future realities of work.

CEO and coofounder

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STUDENTS
Target Group
3 000
Children/Users
1
Country
2020
Established
For-profit
Organisation
90
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Updated on August 9th, 2022
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Why did you create this innovation?

Half of the world's poorest children have no access to digital education due to poverty and Geographic isolation . 70% of Nigeria's youth live in underserved communities and do not have stable economic opportunities, one-third are unemployed, it is estimated that ICT will create 2 million jobs in Africa over the next 5 years, But only 1% of Nigerian children leave school with basic ICT skills

How does your innovation work in practice?

We built peddle ilabs on the idea that the  more students get  involved in hands on practical learning using Computers the more likely the child will be a life long learner and a value addition to the society.
Our innovation is a mobile and digital classroom that is fitted either on a bicycle or motor cycle driven by an interractive study platform with mini computers powered by solar energy ,this technology affords  young people from the poorest households rural and lower income communities to instantly convert already existing space at home or in school into digital classrooms for learning Digital skills, such as coding,  computer programming, robotics, graphics designs and computer appreciation this method has proven to be very effective as we have so far impacted over 3,000 students and have reached over 8,000 youths and still counting.
Peddle ilabs eliminates the huge cost invested in building traditional school ICT laboratories there by accelerating quick expansion and impact.

How has it been spreading?

The presence of peddle ilabs in engaged communities , has shown an increased level of Youth Employment, Learning practical ICT in schools where peddle ilabs is presence has shown an increase in the overall performance of students in computer based test (CBT) examinations and a 70% improved test scores .
With an impact of over 8,000 youth and 3000 young students been connected to ICT Skills and digital education ,covering over 30 schools and 10 ICT training centres within Nigeria.

If I want to try it, what should I do?

Adopting peddle ilabs to other context has to go from Understanding how peddle ilabs works, target Beneficiaries and outcomes expected, the management of peddle ilabs should be reached in such situations.

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Achievements & Awards

June 2022
Certificate of incorporation by Nigeria Cooperate Affairs commission
June 2022
Certificate of Gold Award CU-OCIIP
June 2022
Winners at the Professor Ayodele Awojobi design competition 5.0
May 2022
Innovation page created on HundrED.org
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