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Diane Hendrix, creator of the Young World Inventors web video series, has launched a Kickstarter page to raise funds for this project:

There’s a quiet revolution going on in Africa, and it’s a bright one, eclipsing the usual “dark continent” story. It’s creative business with a global attitude, and it’s inspiring, for both Africans and Americans. With your help, we can post the first ten stories on a new website about young innovators inventing change in East Africa. Will you help build a community for African/American innovation? Help us edit ten webisodes this year.

If you pledge $75, you’ll get a bike-powered cell phone charger designed by Bernard Kiwia of Global Cycle Solutions. There are a lot of very cool Kickstarter rewards available at other levels. Check it out and lend them your support at Kickstarter

Brian Jepson

Brian Jepson

I’m a tinkerer and finally reached the point where I fix more things than I break. When I’m not tinkering, I’m probably editing a book for Maker Media.