KhmerOS (Khmer Software Initiative) is a project directed to creating and distributing free basic finaluser software in Khmer (Cambodian) language, so that users will not have to learn a foreign language in order to acquire computer skills and access information through the Internet.
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In the reporting period June-October 2005 the group of ISOC Chapters ( Poland, Republic of Georgia, Puerto Rico, Slovenia, Chicago, Washington DC, Texas and ECC) in cooperation with Central and Eastern European Networking Association (CEENet) have been working on the Phase I of the project realization. After initial discussions and task distribution our team has created the underlying database structure, with fully functional Web interface.
Date: June 2010
The project that has enabled the creation of the first Internet Centre in vIbanda Sub-county in Uganda, East Africa. This report narrates the activities of the project carried out, how the grant has been used and also describes both the achievements Outcomes & Achievements
During the period of November 2010-July 2011 a number of activities were implemented in the framework of grant, particularly:
Internet Society Mali (ISOC ML), le Chapitre National, a présenté un projet de création d’un Cyber espace de 55 Raspberry Pi alimentés à l’énergie solaire à Internet Society International (ISOC) et à des contributeurs nationaux que sont:
- l’Académie d’Enseignement Rive Gauche
- GENERRAL COMPUTECH,
- SECUR TECH.
This Internet Society Community Grant enabled our partnered team to bring Internet connectivity to a remote island primary school in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, where we also installed an innovative Computer-Lab-in-a-Box so that students, teachers, and community members will be able to utilize the Internet at the school.
The Uganda Internet exchange point (UIXP) has completed a major upgrade that has seen its network transform from the traditional 'Layer 2' exchange to 'Layer 3', thanks to a community grant from Internet society and a Jon Postel Award. This development will greatly enhance the IXPs efforts to scale and offer more options and stability to the peers
The project was started in January 2012 with the installation of a power back up system. This involved decommision the ageing 800va inverter + 100ah battery that had served for over 10 years to a new 3kva and two100ah batteries. This saw the UIXP go 6 months without any power outage (despite the frequent power cuts) and thus paving way for installation of more equipement.