Introduce the children into the digital world and teach them to use different virtual environments as an education tool.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
The beneficiaries are 35 chidlren from 7 to 13 years old of Rosario, Argentina, living in poverty conditions and at risk situation. In Argentina there are 6 millions children living in this situation. These children have many basic needs unsatisfied and therefore they become socially excluded.
How will this project solve this problem?
Twice a week the children have computers lessons, gaming workshops and blogging for the older ones.The program also plans the use of other devices like mp3 players,mobile phones, digital cameras, etc
Potential Long Term Impact
The program gives the children equal education opportunities and it's an 'eye opener' for them.Besides the obvious motivation boost they have due to the new tools,they start seeing things from another perspective and dreaming of a future.
Total Funding Received to Date: $4,917
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $4,917 . The original project funding goal was $5,000.