Project Sponsor: Hawah V. Kamara (HVK) Children’s Foundation
HVK’s Children Foundation is a non-profit organization based in both West Africa, Liberia and Worcester, MA. Their mission is to help children, women, and families in sub-Saharan Africa, Liberia. The organization has partnered with 6 different primary and junior high schools in Liberia to coordinate health and education programs. To learn more about the organization, please visit https://hvkchildrensfoundation.org/.
Goal & Objectives:
Our goal was to improve the user experience of the Lab-in-a-Box portal. We developed and addressed the following four objectives:
- Understanding the portal and current curriculum in Liberia.
- Improving the bandwidth and the battery life of the system.
- Updating the portal with new and relevant content and organizing them in a new content management platform with a login system and a monitoring system.
- Developing training programs for teachers on setting up and operating the portal.