Going viral in Peru

It looks like our Chemistry and Physics app has found its audience in beautiful Peru: The app went from 200 users in total to 8,000 new installs every day (and counting) in a matter of weeks. At the time of writing it stands a little bit over 132,000 active installs....

Zero-rating is bad, except when it’s good

Zero-rating -the idea of making some internet content entirely free to access (ie no data charges)- is an idea that we at Kiwix do not support as a matter of principle. We think it goes against the whole idea of net-neutrality, and it is not a good thing for the...

Google Summer of Code 21 is on!

It’s official: Kiwix will be mentoring students as part of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) for the 4th year in a row, next to the likes of Qemu, the Python Foundation and many, many others: check them out here! What is new this year? Google’s requirements...

Let there be light

New cool product / project from our good friends at EduAir: a lamp. But not any lamp. EduEnergy is a low-consumption light bulb with an integrated wi-fi hotspot and content. Which contents, you ask? There’s Wikipedia, but also games for ages 3-5, MOOCs, books...

What we did with your money

This is the year-end email that has been sent to Kiwix donors and supporters in December 2020.   Hello | News | Cool | Next Who is this? My name is Stéphane, I’m the co-founder of Kiwix, and this is a short email to tell you what we did this year with your money....

Zim it up!

It’s there. Finally, a tool for anyone to generate their own zim file! Yes, it is that awesome. And it is called Zimit. How does it work? As you can see, the web interface is pretty lean – it is what we put under the hood that matters. On your end, you...

Kiwix-JS 3.0 is out!

The lightweight web app and browser extension version of Kiwix, Kiwix JS, has now reached version 3.0. It is primarily intended for use as a browser extension/add-on, and you can find one for your browser by searching for Kiwix in the Mozilla, Chrome and...

Kiwix is a Falling Walls winner for Digital Education

Recognition is always nice – Kiwix won this year’s Falling Walls award in Digital Education for breaking the Wall of Connectivity! Here is the video that got us there: And here is the follow-up interview Thanks very much to the Falling Walls team who had...