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The Bright Orange Box: Connecting Classrooms

A project in Oberlin, OH by LumenEd

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The Bright Orange Box is a smart projector. It brings digital tools to disconnected classrooms and connects students across the world.
Backers: 147
Average Pledge Per Backer: $276

Funded: $40,521 of $40,000
Dates: Mar 27th -> Apr 26th (30 days)
Project By: LumenEd
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April 25th - via:
After a month of amazing support from so many wonderful people, WE DID IT! Thank you to each and every one of you. Your support means a lot to us. We started this journey as sophomores just trying to bring a projector and speakers into classrooms in... (Read More)

This is big! Only $1500 left to go!

April 23rd - via:
We really can’t believe how far we’ve come. Thank you to all our backers for your generous contributions. An especially big thank you to LaunchU for coming through in the final hours. We have only 36 hours left and just over $1500 to raise.... (Read More)

2 DAYS LEFT / How the BoB will impact rural farming

April 20th - via:
We have less than two days left and only $7,000 left to go. With this much momentum, there’s no way we can not go forward. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT! To celebrate how close we are, we’d like to share another application of the device... (Read More)


April 19th - via:
The past few days have been huge! After a long weekend of outreach, we’ve finally reached 100 backers and raised 65% of our final goal! WE CAN DO THIS! Our team is so thankful to everyone who has backed us and shared our campaign. We’ll be... (Read More)

Case Study #1: Battling Malaria in Ghana

April 16th - via:
There are on average 3.5 million new cases of Malaria in Ghana every year. It is the source of the highest mortality rate among children there. With access to better treatment and preventive technology the mortality rate has fallen but there remains... (Read More)

Far From Beaten

April 3rd - via:
There are nine days left in our Kickstarter. While we are behind on our projection, we are far from beaten! Over the next few days we will be sharing case studies of potential applications for the Bright Orange Box. Many of these are already set to... (Read More)

A third of the way there!

March 28th - via:
Thank you to all our generous backers so far. We are a third of the way there in just a week! But a third of the way towards what? A new gadget for classrooms? A way to say “hi” to some pen pals? We envision more.  More than 50 years ago,... (Read More)

Thanks for the support!

March 27th - via:
Dear Early Backers, Thank you for the support so far! We've already raised over $4,000 in one day. We really couldn't have done it without all your shares, posts and feedback throughout the day. We'll be working hard to reach out to the larger... (Read More)

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