Today, AFRON announced the 2013 Design Challenge, with a goal of augmenting the robots from the first $10 robot design challenge. In 2012, the AFRON launched with a Design Challenge to build a $10 robot. The African Robotics Network (AFRON) is a community of institutions, organizations and individuals engaged in robotics in Africa, founded by Ayorkor Korsah & Ken Goldberg. AFRON seeks to promote communication and collaborations that will enhance robotics-related education, research, and industry on the continent. Since it launched May 2012, AFRON has 380 regular and affiliated members from 51 countries around the world.