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Welcome to the Raspberry Pi Min-Grant project page.

General guidelines for the Raspberry Pi Labs project

Institutions Awarded

Out of the 10 applications which were received, the following 4 institutions received the award:

  1. Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi (UoN)
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT)
  3. School of Science and Technology, United States International University (USIU)
  4. Department of Physical Sciences, Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Recommendations from the awards team

  1. That all the materials developed in these projects shall be released under the creative commons license with attribution
  2. It would be desirable if the four teams would collaborate in implementation of the student labs
  3. Each team will avoid developing materials from scratch but instead aim to use as much of the open content available from other universities and Open Education Resources
  4. The focus shall be students experimentation and hands-on activities

Evaluation of the Raspberry Pi bids

The evaluation of the bid documents submitted takes place on the 12th of February 2015. Representatives from the awarded institutions have been invited to be part of the exercise.

About the Raspberry Pi

What is a Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. It’s capable of doing everything you’d expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet and playing high-definition video, to making spreadsheets, word-processing, and playing games.

What’s more, the Raspberry Pi has the ability to interact with the outside world, and has been used in a wide array of digital maker projects, from music machines and parent detectors to weather stations and tweeting birdhouses with infra-red cameras. We want to see the Raspberry Pi being used by kids all over the world to learn to program and understand how computers work.

Raspberry Pi Foundation

The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a registered educational charity (registration number 1129409) based in the UK. Our Foundation’s goal is to advance the education of adults and children, particularly in the field of computers, computer science and related subjects.