Last year, Julu Swen, DRI Representative in Africa made the rounds delivering e-readers and holding trainings at several partner schools in the Western part of the continent. Everywhere he traveled he discovered that the students relied on the devices as a valuable resource for their studies. Here’s how the project is working in those schools.
DRI’s Missions Resourcing Coordinator Junie Nkonge, who handles day-to-day operations for the E-Reader Project attended the AAUMTI gathering in Johannesburg, South Africa. A group made up of the leadership of theological institutions come together to network and promote theological education in the continent.
The end of the year is when most of us take some time to reflect back on the significant moments of the past year: accomplishments, growth, and changes. The E-Reader Project had its share of those as well. Here is a look back at some of the project’s significant moments in 2018.
Earlier this month, DRI’s Africa Representative, Julu Swen delivered 78 e-readers to Banyam Theological School in Nigeria. He shared some photos from his time there.
Pierre Omadjela Tangomo recaps his visit to Kamina Methodist University in the DRC and the e-reader training he led there.
Tracking the growth of The E-Reader Project in 2017.
Kara Lassen Oliver and I held editing and writing workshops for the Abidjan’s local publishing team, Editions Kanien.
Hear from Rev. Nuhu Haruna and what it means to be a part of the E-Reader Project.
Adriano Kilende believes the students at Bishop Emílio de Carvalho are the seeds of hope being planted to become a new generation of pastors.
In continuation of the E-Reader Project, Discipleship Ministries and Board of Higher Education and Ministries through Discipleship Resources International (DRI) recently delivered 42 Kindle e-readers to the Banyam Theological Seminary (BTS) in Nigeria. Over 100 students and faculty members participated in the three days of training