The eLearning Project










Who We Are




The Beamers Network




Inspiring the Genius in Students

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An innovative and creative youth,
inspired to become productive adults
able to build stable communities


To build an e-Learning network for Kenya secondary schools, using video conferencing technology in classrooms.

To provide a digital learning experience that inspires innovation and creativity in students.

To inspire students, especially in remote areas, to find their genius through access to communications technology.

From Failure to Genius

We believe that given the chance to find their genius, every student has the potential to create industry and transform their community and country. According to the 2009 Secondary School Heads Association report, in the past four years, 66% of high school graduates attained a D grade and below, scores too low to qualify them for entry into any college. Vocational education opportunities absorb a negligible percentage of those that do not advance to college. Those that graduate college fight for scarce white-collar employment opportunities in an economy that lacks the culture of innovation and creativity. In a country where academic excellence and white-collar jobs are largely the way to succeed in life, a growing "failure" generation of youth remains locked out, disenfranchised, their genius untapped. It is to this student generation that SpotBeam is committed to providing technology that will inspire innovation and creativity.

The SpotBeam Solution

The SpotBeam project is a solution that uses information and communications technology to teach and inspire students to find their genius. It highlights:

  • The Beamers Network: a networking solution, primarily Diaspora-driven, that will reward innovative and creative student initiatives.

  • A video conferencing lab that will broadcast interactive lessons to classrooms, allowing thousands of students the benefit of relevant applied education.

  • The broadcasting of leadership lessons, speeches, and global affairs via established video conferencing facilities in the classroom.

  • Providing Internet to last-mile zone schools that cannot be reached through existing technology, insuring equal opportunity to all students.