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Nekruz Ismoilov

President & CEO, NeksNuts, Inc.

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We want to build a unique, a non-profit school in Tajikistan for children from middle and poor class families.

Dear Friends, assume that you were given $ 1 million USD. You are requested to build an unusual school with this money where children could study from 1st to 11th forms. You are given the freedom of imagination, starting from the development of education and ending with the building design and classrooms at this school.

We want to build a unique, a non-profit school in Tajikistan for children from middle and poor class families. So, we intensely would like to consider your recommendations.

Your advices are highly preffered!

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    Aug 2 2012: Record every class, tag it, and tag every question asked, and then post it for free in Tajikistan, for everyone with access to a library. Make cds, or dvds, and sell them for what they cost to make, as cheap as possible, or give them out for free.

    That's what I would do.
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      Aug 8 2012: david is this so the school is unique?
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        Aug 8 2012: Yes, and no... This is just the future of education, best teachers you can afford, teaching as many people as possible, utillizing technology. It could either be used to help generate revenue, ie selling the online versions of the classes cheap. Or, simply used to get as much free information out to children of Tajikistan as humanly possible.

        I imagine this would be the first school that some rural children could ever gain access to in their primary language. Children all over will "favorite" teachers, and in a few years, you'll know who the best gradeschool teacher in Tajikistan is. Pay him or her to do a whole series of video grade school classes for children with no access to schooling.
        • Aug 8 2012: Sounds like a good idea to me!

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