U-M African Studies Center: Celebrating a decade of academic excellence, cultural understanding


U-M African Studies Center: Celebrating a decade of academic excellence, cultural understanding

Rama Mwenesi and other U-M students with e-magine project. Photo courtesy: e-magine

ANN ARBOR—Rama Mwenesi was a freshman at the University of Michigan when he came up with an idea of designing, building and deploying low-cost, solar-powered internet systems to various off-the-grid communities in Africa.

The much-needed help, funding and encouragement for the project came from the African Studies Center at U-M’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

The project has thrived in the last eight years and is now a student-run startup with custom internet systems in the African countries of Kenya, Zambia and Sierra…

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