Information Technology in Rural Development



We will provide basic computer training skills to teachers in Siaya,Kenya on ICT skills. Eventually these teachers will use the equipment donated to their school to train the kids in their class.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The project seeks to fill in the technological gap and IT usage by the rural population in Kenya.The government is currently encouraging the civil society and the private sector to help transform rural villages into a computer literate societies.We are planning to use our university internship program as a community service tool by training teachers in rural primary school in basic computer skills.Every teacher trained will train 100 pupils per year.

How will this project solve this problem?

We will provide basic computer training skills to the teachers in selected schools. This teachers will in turn teach the students on this skills.This training will be a sustainable way of ensuring that there is a computer literate society.

Potential Long Term Impact

A turn over of 100 school kids will be trained per year per teacher.This Will transform our rural villages into a computer literate society and better equipped students who will compete equally with the students from the cities.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $170

Funding Information

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 $170 .  The original project funding goal was $17,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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