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Cultural literacy for children with technology

$200 of $18,000 goal

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Marta Eberle 20 years ago founded her non-profit organization Navegamundo to help bring cultural literacy to children in places without technology or tools to keep up with the world.  Her desire then and now is to design interesting learning applications or programs by smart phone or tablets and also by radio transmission to those with no connection otherwise.  She is raising this money in a very difficult time in Argentina where the peso has devalued 40% in the last 6 months and resources are scarce.  She has development companies contributing art design, storyline creation and implementation for smart phones but she needs to pay the developers for the work for the pilot she is doing approximating $18,000 US.  This effort will launch the ability to then show the pilot program to corporations for continued participation and donations on a larger scale to reach millions of children all over the world.

Marta´s project is part of her work and life purpose: to establish the culture of peace - via cultural literacy - through the use of Information and Communication Technologies - ICT and other means.
This type of literacy is intended to contribute to the development of cultural intelligence and, thus, prepare them to interact in a globalized world.
Cultural intelligence is being alert to harmonize with cultures different from ours. Hence the importance of cultural literacy in a hyperconnected world.

This is a great cause and is already making a big difference.  This will allow the reach and scope of the effort to touch hundreds of thousands of more children.

From Marta:

“My research is part of my work and purpose of life: to establish the culture of peace - via cultural literacy - through the use of Information and Communication Technologies - ICT and other means.

In the end, my research involves the production, distribution and validation of educational and cultural contents of worldwide interest for children, in their diverse contexts and realities, as a way to democratize knowledge and approximate cultures.”
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What do the phenomena of globalization, mobility and connectivity have to do with children born after 2010 - the "touch" generation?


- The need to prepare them to know and respect other cultures, preparing them to interact in a globalized world - to develop their cultural Intelligence.

Cultural intelligence means learning and being alert to harmonize with cultures different from ours. Hence the importance of cultural literacy in a hyperconnected world.


And what does it have to do with you and me?

With me: because this theme is part of my purpose in life: establishing the culture of peace - through cultural literacy - using Information and Communication Technologies - ICT.


And what is this has to do with you?

You can help bring this knowledge to thousands of children around the world.


Fortunately, crowdfunding, collective financing platforms are helping millions of social entrepreneurs to make their projects around the world feasible.


crowdfunding is the way people make donations to causes that are identified online.

This is the case of the project "Navegamundo - Cultural Literacy for Children, a proposal of global reach", launched in the platform GoFundMe:

https://www.gofundme.com/cultural-literacy-for-children-with-technology

The resources captured through the platform will be invested in the creation and production of the first adventure application and cultural literacy game for children - APP Navegamundo.


Parents worried about their children's educational and cultural background will be able to download the APP - free of charge - through the virtual stores and social networks.


Children will thank you!

A big hug

Marta Elisa Eberle
Navegamundo - Democratizing knowledge and approaching cultures
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Lo qué los fenómenos de la globalización, movilidad y conectividad tienen que ver con los niños nacidos después de 2010 - la generación "touch"?

- La necesidad de prepáralos para conocer y respetar otras culturas, preparándolos para interactuar en un mundo globalizado - desarrollar su Inteligencia cultural.

Inteligencia cultural significa aprender y estar alerta para armonizar con culturas diferentes a las nuestras. De ahí la importancia de la alfabetización cultural en un mundo hiperconectado.

¿Y qué tiene que ver contigo y conmigo?

Conmigo: porque este tema forma parte de mi propósito de la vida: establecer la cultura de la paz - a través de la alfabetización cultural - usando las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación - TIC.

¿Y qué es esto tiene a ver contigo?

Usted puede ayudar a hacer llegar este conocimiento a miles de niños alrededor del mundo.

Afortunadamente las plataformas de "financiamiento colectivo" están ayudando a millones de emprendedores sociales a viabilizar sus proyectos alrededor del mundo.

El "Financiamiento colectivo" es la forma en que las personas hacen donaciones a causas que se identifican de forma online.

Este es el caso del proyecto "Navegamundo - Alfabetización cultural para niños, una propuesta de alcance global", lanzado en la plataforma GoFundMe:

https://www.gofundme.com/cultural-literacy-for-children-with-technology

Los recursos captados a través de la plataforma serán invertidos en la creación y producción de la primera aplicación de aventura y juego de alfabetización cultural para niños - APP Navegamundo.

Los padres preocupados por la formación educativa y cultural de sus hijos podrán bajar la APP - gratuitamente - a través de las tiendas virtuales y de las redes sociales.

¡Los niños agradecerán!

Un fuerte abrazo

Marta Elisa Eberle
Navegamundo - Democratizando conocimientos y acercando culturas.
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