Protecting People from Illness – One Deadly Disease at a Time

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Mike Freni

Mike Freni CEO & Chairman at KUMBAYA. With the final development of our zeroXess we are able through USB detection devices to communicate with mHealth apps enable a “distributed” model of healthcare provision – healthcare field agents can consult with patients and collect the necessary information, relay it back to specialists, and receive treatment recommendations. […]

Education Is a Human Right, Early Childhood Education Is Vital to Lifelong Success

Posted on June 29, 2017 by Mike Freni

Mike Freni CEO & Chairman at KUMBAYA. Imagine the 600 Million illiterate people living in the poorest, off-grid rural villages and neighborhoods in need of major change. While change began years ago with the proliferation of small home solar systems that provide energy access, today Kumbaya has laid the ground work for accessibility to not […]

Kumbaya Agrees Thomas Edison Was Right After All

Posted on May 30, 2017 by Mike Freni

Mike Freni CEO & Chairman at KUMBAYA. Perhaps Thomas Edison was right after all. As new technology develops, it’s time to ask the question, the one I asked my top engineer 3 years ago: should we be using direct current (DC) instead of alternating current (AC) power? He said, “Yes, we can do it all. […]


Posted on April 22, 2017 by Mike Freni

SHAME ON THE EPA FOR DENYING THE FACTS Saturday April 22, the world celebrates International Earth Day. “Environmental & Climate Literacy” is this year’s critically important theme. It underscores the need to build clarity and awareness around the globe so that people understand the concepts of climate change and are educated about its unprecedented threat […]

The Poorest Young Women Have Spent Less Than a Year in School in The Bottom Ten Countries

Posted on March 6, 2017 by GEM Report

Girls learning in Niger. Credit: Tagaza Djibo/GEM Report It’s International Women’s Day this week. As people in different cities rally for gender equality, not enough changes are being made to help the poorest girls pick themselves up from the bottom of the education ladder in many parts of the world. This blog draws together a list […]