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The easiest, most reliable way to connect to the internet, anywhere in the world, even when you don’t have electricity
The easiest, most reliable way to connect to the internet, anywhere in the world, even when you don’t have electricity
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    A BIG THANK YOU
    and a personal message on the BRCK Crowdmap. We’ll let you include your own 160 character message as a point on the official BRCK Crowdmap.

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    ROCK-A-BRCK T-SHIRT (Bonus: BRCK stickers).
    Sport awesome BRCK wear + get a sticker! We’re going simple with these as classic black t-shirts with the name on the front, logo on the back. The shirts are cut to normal US sizes, in a nice soft cotton by Next Level Apparel, in both men’s and women’s cuts.

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    T-SHIRT SHWAG PACKAGE:
    You'll get both the Ushahidi & BRCK T-shirts + Stickers! This means that you get double the t-shirt goodness with both the BRCK t-shirt and our traditional Ushahidi “red” shirt.

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    BRCK CANVAS SHOULDER BAG (Bonus: BRCK stickers). A small shoulder bag, made with colorful Kenyan cloth lining the inside, a pocket for a tablet or netbook-sized computer, room for a BRCK, and a bit of slick BRCK branding on the outside burnt onto the leather.

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    RUGGED BRCK CANVAS TOOL BAG (Bonus: BRCK stickers). Custom canvas tool bag that you can throw in your car, made of double-thick canvas with plenty of pockets inside for small tools or electronics like the BRCK.

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    CROWDMAP+ and T-SHIRT SHWAG PACKAGE.
    We are giving away a year subscription to Crowdmap Plus. Get private maps, snazzy map tiles, and the ability to jazz up your maps with custom CSS. In addition you get the T-shirt Shwag Package, your Ushahidi and BRCK t-shirts and stickers.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    EARLY-BIRD BRCK!
    Get a BRCK! First 50 supporters will get a BRCK at this awesome price.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    IT'S A BRCK!
    Get your BRCK! We’ll send a BRCK and stickers to the next 1000 supporters.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    GET A BRCK v2 - Pre-order the SECOND batch of BRCKs now and support our kickstarter! Support the BRCK by reserving one of the second batches of BRCKs. Did you miss the first batch? That’s okay, you can still pre-order your BRCK and support our work. This BRCK will incorporate everything we learn from v1, have many of the stretch goals as core features, and be the next evolution of the BRCK. We expect to deliver these in roughly 12 months. We’ll send you a t-shirt and stickers in the meantime!

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    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    BRCK and BRCK T-SHIRT and CROWDMAP+ COMBO PACKAGE.
    Be part of the first manufacturing run and sign up now for a BRCK! Includes a choice of one of the BRCK bags, plus a classy BRCK t-shirt. Also includes a year subscription to Crowdmap Plus.

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    Pledge $400 or more About $400

    THE COMPLETE LOOT PACK:
    BRCK + BRCK Bag + T-shirt Shwag + stickers + Crowdmap Plus Package. The whole kit and kaboodle. Also includes a year subscription to Crowdmap Plus. You’ll be well kitted out from apparel to connectivity. A t-shirt rocking, bag sporting, walking BRCK hotspot ready to map at a moment’s notice.

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    BRCK SAVANNAH EDITION for off-road trekkers (BONUS: a BRCK bag, T-shirt, stickers and Crowdmap Plus annual subscription). Get this limited run of the full BRCK Savannah Edition kit meant for those adventurers out on safari and looking to connect just about anywhere. Includes solar panel, long-range antenna a BRCK bag, t-shirt and stickers. Also includes a year subscription to Crowdmap Plus.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    BRCK HAND-PAINTED SAVANNAH LIMITED EDITION (Bonus: Both BRCK bags, T-shirt Shwag Package, countless stickers, and Crowdmap Plus annual subscription). Not only does this include everything in the Savannah edition. The BRCK Savannah Limited Edition is hand-painted with African folk art by local artisans in Nairobi. Also includes the solar panel, long-range antenna, both BRCK bags, the T-shirt Shwag package, and a year subscription to Crowdmap Plus.

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    Pledge $10,000 About $10,000

    SILICON SAVANNAH BRCK SAFARI.
    Come on an adventure to Nairobi to build cool stuff with the Ushahidi team at the iHub in the center of what’s being called Africa’s “Silicon Savannah.” You will join us as we take the BRCK around Kenya for some epic product testing in some of the most beautiful, wild places in the world. We’ll be in touch with what type of gear to bring. We cover the safaris, exploration, and trip in Kenya; travel to and from Nairobi covered by you. We can accomodate anytime in 2013.

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