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Using VR for Human Development in Africa
May/June 2008 (vol. 28 no. 3)
pp. 99-103
Dave Lockwood, The Naledi3d Factory
Erik Kruger, The Naledi3d Factory
Virtual Reality (VR) is often seen as a "First World" technology; however, over the past eight years, the Naledi3d Factory in South Africa has been quietly pioneering the use of VR as an educational & training tool in under-developed communities across Africa.

1. UNESCO, Evaluation of Virtual Reality in Africa, An Educational Perspective, Ref. CI-2004/WS/1, 2004; http://portal.unesco.org/ci/enev.php-URL_ID=15953&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Index Terms:
Virtual Reality, Africa, Education and Training, Literacy
Citation:
Dave Lockwood, Erik Kruger, "Using VR for Human Development in Africa," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 99-103, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MCG.2008.62
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