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The Affordability Barrier: Moja in Numbers

BRCK started Moja Free Wi-Fi because we saw that people had trouble connecting to the internet — and this was often due to an affordability barrier, along with an accessibility barrier. Specifically in the African context, we have observed for some time that, despite significant mobile phone penetration, people are still struggling to pay for … read more

Bridging the Digital Divide to Flatten the African Curve

BRCK’s Moja network covers 2 million people and has 8 million+ sessions per month, making it one of the largest public WiFi networks on the continent.  With that kind of reach, we realized we could do something to help spread the information that’s so necessary during this crisis in order to flatten the African curve. … read more

Internet in the Time of Coronavirus

The world shifted last week, and a new reality sits in front of us. We always paid lip-service to how important the internet was when everything was normal. We’ve all just realized it’s absolutely critical when things go upside down at a global level. “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where … read more

A Tribute to the Women of BRCK

I’m here seated at my corner and, whenever I put my head up and look around, I see her.  As I walk around to get a cup of coffee, she is there looking beautiful and sophisticated. She is everywhere, like the wind or the air that we breathe. I go to have lunch at Friends … read more

Introducing Moja Lami

Improving Customer Experience with Marketing Analytics Consider the plight of a marketing manager at a large or small corporation. They want to address a customer segment issue, track marketing analytics, or launch a campaign from the comfort of their office. The challenge they face is the need to analyze a significant amount of data and … read more

4 Things You Should Know About Moja

At BRCK, we build connectivity solutions that solve hard problems. Global internet penetration continues to experience growth, with 4.38 billion people (roughly 57%) of the world’s population having access to internet services. While many African countries like Tanzania, Rwanda, and Djibouti have demonstrated impressive year-on-year growth in connectivity, internet penetration in Eastern Africa is only … read more

Thoughts on 2019: A Message from BRCK’s COO

The title of this blogpost was supposed to be “A Day at BRCK”. But there is no typical day at BRCK and it’s interesting to think about this at the end of the year and look back at what a culmination of days has looked like and meant to me. As the COO of BRCK, … read more

BRCK’s Vehicle Tracking System Project at Rosslyn Academy

Rosslyn Academy is an international school in Nairobi. They have approximately 700 students who live in neighborhoods across the city, many of whom ride the Rosslyn school bus daily. Like many organizations that monitor a large fleet of vehicles, Rosslyn was having several challenges with these buses. Diesel was being stolen, vehicles were being misused, … read more