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Lapis University

The first university where students are paid instead of paying for tuition.

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In 2017, education is free, there is no longer a need to pay high tuition, to select few majors and to rush to find a job to pay back your loan.

The good solution is to subscribe for the grantcoin basic income and to register for Lapis University. It is available for everybody.

We will help you to build a group of 6-8 students interested by the same topics you are. This group must included people from different countries, different continents.

We suggest you start with the following subjects :

    1. Self improvement : including Yoga, meditation, Qigong or Aïkido, to develop your vital energy.
    2. Non-violent communication : this process elaborate by Marshall Rosenberg will allow you to better express your emotion, your needs and to collaborate more efficiently.

    The group will choose a social problem to be solved.

    Each member will learn the necessary topics from free available ressources on internet : wikipedia, wikiversity, Khan Academy, coursera MOOC...

    The result of the group will be published on Steemit, a social network including a cryptocurrency. The number of people voting for your solutions will indicate how good it is and you will get comments to improve it.

    A group of mentors will facilitate your studies if you need some help.

    A degree will be given at the end testifying the quality of your results, but you will probably never need it because what is important is what you have learn, not a degree.

To claim your grantcoin basic income, register on

To register to Lapis University, reply to this post (and earn your first 5 USD, offered by Steemit)

Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine higher education to support the needs of tomorrow?

All the people who want to study and to work to make a better world.

This idea emerged from:

  • An OpenIDEO outpost or chapter

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

I need the help of the OpenIDEO community to spread the world with this good news : education is free and you can be paid while studying.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

I will look at how many hearts I get from the OpenIDEO community and how many vote I get from the steemit community.

Tell us about your work experience:

I am fundraising for social innovations I have been teaching for 5 years. I developed a photovoltaic car shelter to load the batteries of electric vehicles. I bred sunflower varieties for Europe.


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Photo of Ediclad Kihinja

Hi, now I know how great the idea is, be blessed for the best idea that i have been thinking in my life to be in you

Photo of Christophe Parot

Thank you.
Good ideas are able to raise simultaneously in several minds at the same time !
Welcome to steemit.
My steemit account is

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