The computers we arranged to have donated to schools in Ghana continue to make their way into teachers’ hands. Recently, the efforts were featured in a Ghanian newspaper, Modern Ghana.
This article focuses on the donation of 10 computers to the Madina Demonstration School. We wouldn’t be able to do this work without the help of Daniel Kwaku Ganyoame of Africa ICT Right, who has continued to coordinate these donations while we’re back in Pittsburgh.
Presenting the items to the schools, the Executive Director of AIR, Mr. Daniel Kwaku Ganyoame noted that the donation was made possible by Computer Reach, a humanitarian organization based in US.
He said that, his outfit’s motivation stemmed from the fact that they want to help bridge the digital gap in Ghana by providing computers, training and support to undeserved schools and communities as well as promote the use of free open source software.
The computers come with Ubuntu Linux software which has about 24 educational packages installed including Wikipedia for kids to learn with and widen their knowledge scope.
Read the full article here.