Pictured here is Epik’s Samuel Adebo in Ota, Nigeria in February 2020
Innovative Partnerships for Digital Empowerment
eRise.org in cooperation with international domain name registrar Epik.com is training people how to be successful domain investors. A free course called DomainGraduate.com, is now in multiple languages.In addition to the free online course, empowerment grants and interest-free loans empower graduates to get started.
eRise Innovative Partnerships for Digital Empowerment – is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that has been established to Digitally Empower communities with little or no internet connectivity.
It was established in 2019 by Rob Monster, an American and incurable optimist, with an emphasis on searching for truth technology executive and the founder and chief executive officer of Epik.com, a domain registrar and web host. With one of the main challenges being the high cost of internet access, eRise uses clever low-cost technology to essentially provide free WIFI to these communities. It also identifies and screens Digital Empowerment strategies that could benefit from cross-border interoperability and scale economies. eRise is focused on Digital Empowerment initiatives that are capital efficient, and which improve access to content, community and commerce and is also aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.