How Creatives in Mathare are Monetizing their Art on Moja

Loyce Chole | July 14th, 2021

Beneath its ruggedly harsh exterior, Mathare Valley boasts  a vibrant and creative pool of young talent. Using basic tools like smartphones, thes...

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Digitizing Mathare Valley With Africa’s Largest Mesh Network

Nivi Sharma | June 30th, 2021

By Nivi Sharma & Loyce Chole Mathare Valley is one of the oldest, poorest, most densely populated slums in the world. Despite having over 60,000 p...

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5 Business Lessons from Riding a Motorcycle in Nairobi

Erik Hersman | May 14th, 2020

I got my first motorcycle when I was 16 and started to ride the streets of Nairobi.  Fortunately, we had fewer cars on the road back in the early ‘...

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Future Thinking in a Time of Chaos

tapswap | May 7th, 2020

Future thinking is a challenging exercise even in the most stable of times.  What is going to be important to society in 10 years? Imagine being the ...

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Working in the Field During Coronavirus

Neil | April 24th, 2020

BRCK’s field team plays an essential role in keeping Moja WiFi up and running and our customers happy and online. On most days, we’re spread o...

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Rwanda: Connectivity Challenges in a Coronavirus Lockdown

Eric Nyawara | April 17th, 2020

BRCK has successfully run its Moja Wi-Fi platform on public buses in Kigali, Rwanda for just under two years now. Moja, delivered through our SupaBRCK...

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Groundshots in an Age of Moonshots

Erik Hersman | April 15th, 2020

I love the “moonshot” ideology, a type of thinking that aims to achieve something that is generally believed to be impossible.  I first came ...

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The Affordability Barrier: Moja in Numbers

Loyce Chole | April 3rd, 2020

BRCK started Moja Free Wi-Fi because we saw that people had trouble connecting to the internet — and this was often due to an affordability barr...

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