Imagine Cup 2009 Worldwide Finals - In Africa and India teams draw inspiration from local problems

The Imagine Cup 2009 Worldwide Finals, held July 3-7 in Cairo, Egypt, is the world’s premier student technology competition. The event empowers young people to apply their imagination, passion and creativity to technology innovations that can make a difference in the world today. In Africa, a group of four students have reached the finals of the […]

The Imagine Cup 2009 Worldwide Finals, held July 3-7 in Cairo, Egypt, is the world’s premier student technology competition. The event empowers young people to apply their imagination, passion and creativity to technology innovations that can make a difference in the world today. In Africa, a group of four students have reached the finals of the prestigious Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s annual global student technology competition, by designing mobile-telephone software that can help poor farmers get a better price for their goods. In India, another team that also has reached the finals did so by developing a way to teach youngsters how to avoid malaria.

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