From:  Natalia Martinez-Winter <>
Date:  22 May 2015 22:39:15 Hong Kong Time

Re: Mozilla Festival East Africa 2015 (MEA or MozFestEA 2015)


fantastic news !
looping in Firefox OS Africa group, might be available to help out !


On 21/05/15 23:32, Lawrence Kisuuki wrote:
> Hello,
> Hope you're well. Last year the Mozilla Uganda community embarked on an
> initiative to bring a learning, collaborative and maker experience inspired
> by the annual Mozilla Festival in London to East Africa; to use it to
> inspire people to create solutions to the challenges East Africa is
> currently facing with the help of the web and open technologies.
> This year MEA'15 is to take place on July 17th - 19th, 2015 at Victoria
> University, Kampala - Uganda. We have broadened our spectrum to include
> more participants from Africa, we have partnered with the JamLab team from
> Kenya, the MozFest London team, Global Rising Voices, Mozilla Foundation
> and a few others to help us plan for an amazing regional event.
> We would love help from all the reps and Mozillians in Africa to build
> amazing solutions in 3 days; we will have both physical and virtual
> participation and kindly request most of you to register (more details on
> this will be communicated on virtual participation, including how larger
> community gatherings can participate).
> Currently we've a very limited budget for travel sponsorship so we won't be
> able to take on many but if you're able to acquire travel to the event
> we'll do what we can to help when you need us to. We welcome anyone who is
> able to attend to submit a proposal for a session or register to attend.
> You could become an MEA Hero, these are people who are volunteering to help
> us out with the event from wherever they're in the world, even if it's just
> blogging about the event, posting on social media or telling people about
> our virtual participation. Reach out to us if you're interested, you'll
> fill a short form that will enable us to track your contribution and after
> the event we'll offer you a certificate of appreciation or badge and our
> gratitude.
> We need your support, please help us spread the word on twitter
> (@mozfestea) and on
> Please check the for more information and direct any queries
> to
> Thank you.
> *Regards,*
> *Lawrence*
> *MozFestEA*
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