Our projects have received extensive coverage in a wide range of media. Here are just a few:
Below you find some of the stories written about us. For more press coverage on Project Hello World, please refer to our Hello World website.
For press enquiries please get in touch with Katrin Macmillan ([email protected]).
The massive educational deficit in developing countries: Full video
March 23, 2017
Projects for Al — bringing hope through educational ownership.
I am proud to share the full-length video version of a thought provoking conversation I had with Katrin Macmillan founder and CEO of Projects For All, a non-profit human rights organization providing services to developing countries.
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The massive educational deficit in developing countries: Part 1
March 9, 2017
In an effort to expand conversations around education, I’ve begun to reach out and engage global storylines. I had a remarkably enlightening discussion with Katrin Macmillan, founder and CEO of Projects for All, a non-profit human rights organization providing services to developing countries. The organization’s mission, founded in 2013, is to empower communities facing human rights challenges by providing (…)
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How Education For All empowers underserved communities
March 6, 2017
Across the globe, roughly 263 million youth aren’t enrolled in school. This means roughly one in five children don’t have access to the books, the teachers and the mentoring they need to reach their full potential. Quality education for all isn’t only about improving job prospects and economic security, either: In communities where access to education is limited, health outcomes take a hit (…)
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Digital resources have the capacity to close the education deficit — so why haven't they already
Technologies available today equip us with tools to finally close the education gap, in both access and quality, for good—but they also have the capacity to widen it. We’ve seen it over and over again: laptops, projectors, tablets, apps [insert innovative solution] dumped in schools with the promise of (...).
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A school isn't just a building. So much more is needed to make education a success.
14 November, 2016
If you have spent any time in Africa, it is impossible not to be affected by the multitude of problems that people are facing every day. The future of the continent, and its ability to play its part on the world stage, will depend critically on the quality of education that children receive.
"A woman died in my arms. Her crime? To refuse FGM!"
4 April, 2016
Gift Augustine and her husband Abu have made it their mission over the last eight years to fight Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in south-east Nigeria. Gift is funded through Project Our Heroes.
CEI's latest innovator interview: Project Hello World
22 September, 2015
Founder and CEO of Projects For All, Katrin Macmillan, talks with the Center for Education Innovations about data, what makes Project Hello World unique, and more.
Born lucky (by Katrin Macmillan)
9 September, 2015
Katrin Macmillan, CEO and Founder of Projects For All, writes about the individuals and families fleeing from conflict...
Keeping It Real With Adeola
31 August, 2015
Adela features a locally-made Internet kiosk changing lives in Suleja, Nigeria: a Hello Hub by Project Hello World.
Every number tells a story
(by Judith Mueller)
The importance of digital literacy in
18 June, 2015
In Afghanistan there are digital and gender divides that restrict who has access to information and communication technologies and education. Women are usually restricted from both.
5 June, 2015
Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, Judith Mueller writes how she tells compelling stories using data and more importantly how she teaches communities to tell their own stories with data and numbers.
Katrin Macmillan on This Day Live
Class in a computer
6 March, 2015 / Vol. 5, no. 19
Outdoor computer stations are helping children in areas that have no schools or teachers. For children in Suleja, a town in central Nigeria, using a computer to learn has become a way of life...
2 February, 2015
Katrin Macmillan, Founder and CEO of Projects For All, sits down with Juliette Foster and discusses the successes of the Hello Hub’s first year in Suleja and the plan for Project Hello World in 2015.
How do kids learn where there are no teachers?
9 December, 2014
Does a child really need a human teacher in order to learn? Most experts will tell you yes, definitely, that teachers make learning easier and give it direction and context. They push and encourage.
Off-grid kiosk brings education & internet to Nigeria
26 November, 2014
In many parts of Africa, a lack of adequate infrastructure means that it’s simply not practical to build a school and employ a teacher to give kids an education – but there are alternatives.
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How to achieve success bigger than you are
25 November, 2014
If you want it done right, you’ve got to do it yourself. That’s why entrepreneurs struggle with delegating important responsibilities — too much is at stake, especially when starting something new.
Solar-powered kiosks brings free education
24 November, 2014
Seven months after terrorists kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, many local students are afraid to go to school. In other parts of the country, children don't go to school because schools don't exist.
Meet the woman who is building digital schools and wants to put herself out of business
25 Nov, 2014
“Katrin Macmillan is digitally democratizing education, she recently spoke about it at SXSW and she’s one of the most aspiring female social entrepreneurs I have ever met.”
Connecting to Nigeria for Giving Tuesday
(by Hugh Jackman, Actor)
11 May, 2014
Living cut off from the world with no schools, functioning businesses, or public services is the premise of many post-apocalyptic films and TV programs. Isolation is a natural incubator for drama.
SXSW: 8 women to watch and 10 must-see panels
Recycled Plastic Bottle House Built in Nigeria
3 June, 2014
MacMillan’s human rights work extends across the world to places like South Africa, Nigeria, DRC and Australia. She’s worked as a development consultant for the World Bank...
11 November, 2011
Thousands of pieces of trash that would otherwise be clogging waterways and landfills in Nigeria have been turned into sturdy, and surprisingly attractive, construction materials. ...
Nigeria's plastic bottle house
Solving Nigeria’s housing problem with plastic water bottles
9 November, 2011
Nigeria's first house built from discarded plastic bottles is proving a tourist attraction in the village of Yelwa.
Plastic bottles for Nigerian homes
Nigeria recycles plastic bottles into housing
15 November, 2011
The ubiquitous plastic water bottle may just be the answer to Nigeria’s housing woes. The idea undoubtedly seemed strange at first...