Computers are increasingly becoming intertwined with virtually every aspect of our lives. In the more advanced economies, it is indeed part and parcel of people’s daily lives. From the smartphones, smart TVs, smart kitchen, smart houses, etc. all under one umbrella of the internet of things.
However, come to developing countries. The vast majority of the population still lacks even the very basic computer skills. This computer illiteracy is about to change if an article ran by TechMoran is anything to go by.
While speaking to the magazine, Caleb Ndaka founder of the initiative, said, “Kompyuta Mashinani is an initiative to help learners 9-14 years of age, in marginalized communities catch up with the current digital driven society.”
The initiative makes this possible by running Kids Comp Camp targeting children from marginalized regions.
“For every school we train, we aim to establish an easily accessible facility dubbed Kids Comp Camp. Which upon establishment, the lab will serve as a shared community facility accessible by kids in the entire community hence becoming a fully fledged Kids Comp Club.
So far, the initiative has been able to set up five (5) …read more