• Discover the Ideas Box

    Bibliothèques Sans Frontières / Libraries Without Borders has created a revolutionary media center in a kit that can be set up in less than 20 minutes.Watch the videoLearn More
  • The Ideas Box in Cambridge, MA

    Last October, Allister Chang, Executive Director of Libraries Without Borders USA, implemented the Ideas Box at the Cambridge Community Center in Massachusetts.Read more
  • Wise accelerator

    The Ideas Box program has been selected by the World Innovative Summit for Education (WISE) accelerator organized by the Qatar Foundation.Learn more
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the Ideas Box

Discover a portable media center, unique in its kind, and learn about how you can support the program or acquire your own Ideas Box!

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Humanitarian situations

A unique device, the Ideas Box enables access to information, education and culture for populations emerging from humanitarian crisis situations. 

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Vulnerable Populations

The Ideas Box is a great tool for vulnerable populations with little or no access to culture everywhere, including in developed countries.

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Education & creativity

A powerful tool for reinforcing education and stimulating creativity among students in and out of school, the Ideas Box has been selected by the WISE accelerator.

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The Ideas Box Implemented at the Cambridge Community Center

Last October, Allister Chang, Executive Director of Libraries Without Borders USA, implemented the Ideas Box at the Cambridge Community Center in Massachusett...

Impact Study of the Ideas Box on Education

Since the end of October 2014, the Libraries Without Borders team has begun an impact study of the Ideas Box on education in the Bwagiriza refugee camp in Bur...

Presentation of the Ideas Box at TEDx Paris!

On October 4th, Jérémy Lachal, Executive Director of LWB / BSF, officially presented the Ideas Box at the TEDx conference held in Paris. ...

The Ideas Box Selected By The WISE Accelerator

In its first year, the WISE project accelerator selected 5 particularly innovative and promising actors in the field of education, among which is our own Id...

Burundi Receives its 4th Ideas Box!

A fourth Ideas Box has arrived in the region of Makamba in Burundi!

BSF and the Ideas Box on French Volunteer Day in Bujumbura

On October 11, Bibliothèques Sans Frontières participated in French Volunteer Day in Bujumbura, in the presence of His Excellency Gerrit Van-Rossum, the Frenc...

Refugee portrait of Dem's, slam poetry artist and journalist in Burundi

Refugee portrait of Dem’s, slam poetry artist and journalist, living in the Kavumu refugee camp in Burundi since December 2013. ...

Official Inauguration of the Ideas Box in Burundi

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, the Ideas Box were officially inaugurated at the French Institute of Bujumbura, Burundi’s capital. On this occasion, our cou...

Khan Academy in the Ideas Box

The Ideas Box enables access to a large number of contents with different roles depending on the needs of its users. Indeed, there are the contents that we fi...

A Slam Poet in the Kavumu Refugee Camp of Burundi

Writing is a daily, universal activity that should be accessible for everyone everywhere. SIf Ideas Box can provide access to resources and quality content, ...

LWB presents the Ideas Box in France during IFLA’s 80th Congress in Lyon

Libraries Without Borders was in Lyon, France earlier this week to present the Ideas Box during IFLA's 80th Congress and General Assembly. The exhibition took...

Ideas Box Display at French Diplomacy Event

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, a partner of Libraries Without Borders, invited LWB to display the Ideas Box during thei...

Ideas Box Facilitator Training in Bwagiriza

The Ideas Box for the Bwagiriza camp in Burundi will be deployed in late July 2014. ...

World Refugee Day Celebration in Musasa

The Musasa refugee camp in Burundi celebrated World Refugee Day on June 20. This has become an important day every year for not only refugees but also partner...

"The Day of the African Child" Celebration with Ideas Box in Musasa Camp

In commemoration of the Day of the African Child, refugee camps in Burundi had a celebration put on by the Ideas Box. The Musasa camp in Burundi celebrated...

The Testimonies of Ideas Box Facilitators in Burundi

Since arriving in early 2014 to the Musasa refugee camp in Burundi, the Ideas Box has turned around the lives of refugee populations residing in the camp. Ide...

Ideas Box Exhibition in Geneva

On June 17, Libraries Without Borders (LWB) introduced for the first time in Europe the Ideas Box, a unique solution for access to culture, education, and inf...

"Energy for a Sustainable World" Science Fair at the Musasa Refugee Camp in Burundi

In commemoration of World Environment Day on June 5th, the Ideas Box team at the Musasa Refugee Camp in Burundi organized a science fair about different energ...

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Ideas Box

The Ideas Box is a portable media center set up in less than 20 minutes created by the NGO Bibliothèques Sans Frontières / Libraries Without Borders. With a satellite internet connection, tablets, books in paper and electronic format, and a mobile cinema it empowers children and adults alike.

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