I'm happy to say that I have arrived in Brazil so that we can begin in-person work on this project. I'll be working with colleagues and students at the University of Campinas in Campinas, Brazil, over the next few months to develop the digital lab-in-a-box concept. We're also planning on a scouting expedition in April to Parintins in the Amazon River Basin where we'll be implementing the project, with on-location work planned for August/September.
This project is of special importance because it is our first on-location work since the beginning of the pandemic (March 2020). Additionally, this project cross-pollinates with our Ukraine project, which works on modernizing the Ukrainian classroom through technologies and approaches we'll be refining here in Brazil for even more challenging classrooms. Our sincere hope is that success here in Brazil will allow us to implement a version of this project in Ukraine as well in the coming months to allow educators to work around massive infrastructure destruction as a result of unjustifiable aggression and carnage.
As always, thank you for your generous contributions and I look forward to bringing you additional field updates over the coming months.
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