The staggering truth is 60% of the teachers in Guatemala have never turned on a computer. Computers are not available in the majority of the schools, especially in rural schools. Students are at a clear disadvantage. The government’s curriculum requires computer classes, however, they do not supply computers.
None of the elementary school students and the majority of the middle school students in the rural schools had never touched a computer prior to our Technology in Schools program.
To combat this deficiency, we created two programs:
How you can get involved:
The cost to transform a classroom into a technology classroom is roughly $8,000. This includes 15 computers, desks, chairs, dedicated electricity, security bars on the windows, and teacher training.DONATE NOW