Raspberry Pi Reaches More Schools in Rural Togo @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
Dominique Laloux’s organization INItiation of young people to ICT (INITIC) has been working to install low cost, low power consumption, low maintenance computer rooms in rural schoolf of Togo for 8 years, and they are still going strong. Here’s more from the Raspberry Pi Blog:
INITIC’s first computer room was installed in Tokpli, Togo, way back in 2012. It was a small room…donated by an agricultural association and renovated by a team of villagers. [By 2018], INTIC had secured its own building…. It has a dedicated a Raspberry Pi Room, as well as a multipurpose room and another small technical room. Young people from local schools, as well as those in neighbouring villages, have access to the facilities….
Now we find ourselves in 2020 and INTIC is still growing. Young people in the bountiful, but inaccessible, village of Danyi Dzogbégan now have access to 20 Raspberry Pi workstations (plus one for the teacher). They have been using them for learning since January this year.
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