Opensourcing imagination and sharing knowledge in Nepal

Zoe RomanoJuly 23rd, 2014

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David Cuartielles held a worshop at Campus Party Berlin introducing  Arduino and the cool things you can do with it. Some months later, on of the students, Sanjeet Raj Pandey, wrote him to reveal that the event was a life changing moment.

After that Sajeet decided  to share his knowledge and experience organising workshops in a rural city called Janakpur in Nepal. In that occasion a 100 participants got introduced to Arduino. They learnt how to blink LEDs, work with a temperature sensor, light sensor, ultrasound sensor and also to make a DIY Arduino:

Most of it was financed by myself and a bit of donation from Telecommunication department -Technical University of Berlin and Berlin Promotion Agency.

I like to make things which are real and can be put to work for society . Making things, one just cannot see but also touch is awesome.

Hope you will share Janakpur (Nepal) as one more place with Arduino. I would be keeping up pace and will be doing more such projects, workshops, seminars, remote sessions, etc for students in Nepal.

These are some pictures from the workshops:

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2 Responses to “Opensourcing imagination and sharing knowledge in Nepal”

  1. sanju_gem Says:

    Arduino shows a new way of life style . Free from ‘closed source and high price strategy’ . Knowledge is right of each human and should reach each and every corner , irrespective of rich or poor . I am honored to see my story posted . Thumbs Up for Arduino Team :)

  2. pmqlbh Says:

    Hi, i am a vietnamese programer.

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