eKitabu is a digital platform for ebooks.

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eKitabu delivers access to books through digital content eBooks for education. This open source platform provides: Utilization of content by students and teachers by access of government approved reading materials including textbooks and story books, measures students literacy through exam scores and digital essay competition metrics. For student with special needs like the blind and visually impaired, the app reads book aloud while for the deaf or hard hearing individuals, the app includes videos with local sign language.

eKitabu has partnered with Moran Publishers and Oxford University Press and collaborated with Kenya ministry of Education, UNICEF Kenya and Global Book Alliance.

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This product has been implemented by over 600 schools in Kenya and through programs like DFID’s Girls Education Challenge project; that brings over 200 schools in marginalized arid and semi-arid regions of Kenya.

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Price can vary, having no cost up to 10.37 USD (KSh. 1,050).

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Similar products are Kitabu and Readium.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 4 : Quality education

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