Teaching and learning materials on awarenet

There are a great many excellent educational resources on the internet – some have even been produced specifically for African and underprivileged kids.  Unfortunately, the digital divide makes it very difficult for these resources to wind up in the hands of those who need them most.  Content is great, and there is great content, but Read more about Teaching and learning materials on awarenet[…]

awareNet at Arthur Mfebe Educational Centre, Cofimvaba

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has brought together a number of government agencies, local groups and stakeholders for an ambitious project in Cofimvaba, near Queenstown in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Goals include improving education, creating food security and building the local economy through agriculture and related SMEs.  The project is currently based Read more about awareNet at Arthur Mfebe Educational Centre, Cofimvaba[…]

Socializing on social networks

A recent article in Grocotts about Terri’s running project began: “Most social networking sites are associated with gossiping and posting more or less funny wall comments to your friends’ pages. This may be true for Facebook, but it’s not the case with AwareNet, an online educational social network exclusively for school children and their teachers.” Read more about Socializing on social networks[…]

awareNet runs on Windows!

The awareNet software now has DVD distribution for Microsoft(R) Windows(TM) – allowing anyone to set up their own social networking site and run it from an ordinary windows computer (XP, Vista or 7). Once installed, awareNet can be run as a standalone site, or join with other awareNet installations in a peer-to-peer network.  The peer-to-peer Read more about awareNet runs on Windows![…]


It’s been an exciting few months here at eKhaya ICT as we prepare to release awareNet-in-a-box. This is a social networking product for education, the goal of which is to turn any ordinary Windows computer into a social media hub, giving schools and communities access to communication, publishing and collaboration tools similar to those so Read more about awareNet-in-a-box[…]