I4H HISTORY

Progress to Date 2020

Progress to Date 2020

▪ 8 new sites installed so far in 2020: 5 High School, 3 Vocational Schools ▪ 42 sites operating on ongoing basis: 18 High Schools, 9 VoTech, 2 Med Clinics, 3 Pharmacies, 8 Farmer Coops, 2 Credit Unions ▪ Total of 97,000 direct beneficiaries: 41,000 Students, 14,000 Patients, 42,000 Farmers ▪ Tested and implemented 3rd-Generation BulkSMS technology; so far it is 10 x faster than 2nd-generation, AND reliable! ▪ Pivotel will donate 20 Compression Optimizers ▪ We need 100 computers to install the 20 new sites: $41,000 USD ▪ PLEASE DONATE!

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2019 Expansion

2019 Expansion

▪ Total of 16 new sites installed in 2019 ▪ 8 new High Schools, 6 new Vocational Schools, 2 new Farmer Co-ops ▪ Total of 34 sites now operating on ongoing basis: ▪ 13 High Schools, 6 VoTech, 2 Med Clinics, 3 Pharmacies, 8 Farmer Coops, 2 Credit Unions ▪ Tabula & Porter trained 3 assistant support technicians ▪ GMN donated 30 “New Generation” Compression/Optimization Optimizers (“Routers”) ▪ Retro-fitting sites with failing “Old Generation Iridiums” in progress

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Continued Expansion 2018

Continued Expansion 2018

▪ Evolution of candidate-evaluation results in much lower “installation attrition” ▪ 3 new sites installed; all in rural areas. 5th High School, 6th Farmers Co-op, 2nd Credit Union, ▪ Total of 18 operating systems, including 2 medical clinics & 3 pharmacies ▪ Development and initial installation/testing of Ultra-low-cost Bulk SMS system for I4H clients Sends critical information to school parents, medical patients, & co-op members

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New Additions 2017

New Additions 2017

▪ I4H added 4 sites: 3 pharmacies who supply medications at below-market rates to medical clinics who serve low income patients, a second Medical Clinic specializing in serving low-income patients ▪ Total of 15 Operating Systems

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Officially Became Internet for Humanity 2016

Officially Became Internet for Humanity 2016

▪ Recognizing the name REMCU was no longer appropriate, we formally changed our name to Internet For Humanity Society ▪ Installed 4 new systems: our 4th High School, 1st Medical Clinic, 5th Farmer Co-op & 1st Credit Union ▪ Total of 11 Operating Systems

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Computer Lab Installation 2015

Computer Lab Installation 2015

Internet for Humanity has installed more than 15 mini-computer labs at schools and farmer co-ops. These internet cafes offer both e-mail and web browsing. At the schools, Robert Tabula institutes research progects between groups of students at partner schools. At the farmer co-ops, he trains local administrators to operate the systems, by doing 3 things: – effectively market the farmers’ produce – diagnose and treat crop diseases – train farmers to become computer literate

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Meeting Robert Tabula 2011

Meeting Robert Tabula 2011

William Ashe, of LifeWater International, approached Internet for Humanity to install a demonstration e-mail system at schools and a farmers’ co-op in Uganda. At the first School, Rob met Robert Tabula, the computer instructor, who is an instrumental part of Internet for Humanity Uganda.

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New Partnerships 2009

New Partnerships 2009

▪ Cell-phone networks started gaining traction in Africa. Internet data via cell-phone modem was 10 times faster than HF-Radio, and the modems were 20 times cheaper. This combination rendered HF-Radio-E-Mail obsolete. ▪ Internet for Humanity entered an agreement with Global Marine Networks (GMN) to distribute GMN’s highly compressed/optimized e-mail and web-browsing programs (XGate and XWeb) to humanitarian beneficiaries.

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HF Radio Email System 2007

HF Radio Email System 2007

Internet for Humanity operated an HF-Radio-E-Mail system with base at ZFDS, and remote sites throughout Zambia and Mozambique. Several lives were directly saved during a major flood on the Zambezi River at the town of Sena, Mozambique.

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Finding Funding 2003

Finding Funding 2003

Rob & Nzola were sponsored by Rotary Club of Calgary South for installation of a demonstration HF-Radio-E-Mail system for remote medical clinics operated by Zambia Flying Doctor Service (ZFDS). The HF-Radio system worked well, but the connection to internet proved difficult.

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