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Help iNERDE bring Mali's Robotics Team to the US

A microproject by iNERDE Inc.
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Help iNERDE bring Mali's Robotics Team to the US
Help iNERDE bring Mali's Robotics Team to the US
Help iNERDE bring Mali's Robotics Team to the US
Help iNERDE bring Mali's Robotics Team to the US
Help iNERDE bring Mali's Robotics Team to the US
Jul 25, 2017

Final Report on Mali's Participation in FIRST Global

Team Mali Proudly Showing Their Silver Medals
Team Mali Proudly Showing Their Silver Medals

Dear Friends of Mali's Young Roboticists,

Although we only raised $240 in the microproject to which you donated, we started a second microproject (the one you contributed to expired a week before FIRST Global) which raised another $1300, enabling us to meet all our expenses in the United States. In addition, the government of Mali stepped in and back-funded everything iNERDE had spent during the training of our robotics teams over the last 5 months.

Team Mali won a silver medal for Engineering Design at FIRST Global! In addition to having an elegant design, the robot performed very well in all competitions, carrying several matches virtually single-handedly, earning us a great deal of respect from all the participants. We truly showed the world that Mali's youth have talent. It was an amazing event for all of Africa, with 75% of all African nations partiipating and many turning in excellent performances.

Thank you for your contribution to Mali and Africa's success at FIRST Global.

Michael Leventhal

Coach, Team Mali

Team Mali on the Podium
Team Mali on the Podium
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iNERDE Inc.

Location: Stoughton, MA - USA
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Twitter: @inerdeorg
Project Leader:
Michael Leventhal
Arlington, MA United States

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