Audiopedia Foundation Blog

  • Project Report Uganda

    From October 19th to November 1st, 2017 we were traveling in Uganda. More specifically, in the region around Kyamulibwa, in southwestern Uganda (Masaka district). There we started distributing the first 100 Audiopedia players (another 400 will follow in the upcoming weeks and months). 


  • Sad, but true: Illiteracy is (still) female

    When it comes to literacy worldwide, even today girls and women perform far worse than men. In many countries, particularly in West and Central Africa and South Asia, illiterate women far outnumber their male counterparts. 

  • Kicking off our Uganda project

    So here we are again - back from our latest trip to Uganda! As you probably know, we spent two weeks (from October 19th until November 1st) in this beautiful country and were - once again! - overwhelmed by the friendliness and hospitality of the Ugandan people.

  • #DayInTheLife of Salima from Kisiju, Tanzania

    Salima, a widow, was born in Kisiju village in 1937. During her life, she gave birth to ten children, five of which died already. Today, she lives with one of her daughters, Asha Mushe, who is also widowed and who takes care of her.

  • In the News: Tabi Labo (Japan)

    Tabi Labo, a leading Japanese mobile news platform with more than 9 million readers featured an extensive article about our project. 


  • In the News: France 2

    Our project on French TV! National broadcaster France 2 introduced our project today in their program "Telematin". Wow! Merci beaucoup!


  • Top 25 Audiopedia.IO queries from the Philippines

    Our mobile-friendly website Audiopedia.IO is still young, but it is already showing some nice results. We made a little case study by evaluating 6000 visits from the Philippines to the Filipino/Tagalog version of our Audiopedia during June 2017. 

  • MP3 Is Not Dead - It Is Saving Lives In Africa

    22 years ago, a German technology revolutionized a whole industry. MP3 changed the way we all listen to music forever. Today it seems as if its days are over as it has largely been replaced by other audio formats. Is MP3 dead? Far from it! 


  • In the Press: La Repubblica

    La Repubblica, a leading Italian newspaper, published very nice article about our project named "L’MP3 non è morto, in Africa serve a salvare milioni di vite" which translated into: "MP3 is not dead, in Africa it serves to save millions of lives".