Setup 175 computers-5 schools-3000 students India


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The Lucky Teenage

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE LUCKY TEENAGE he has been earning a small amount of money though he has qualifications that can earn him alot and make him change his community and family. victor is a teenage who graduated from high school and was sponsored to do computer repair and maintenance. after school he got a job at kibera hamlets where they were paying him an amount that he can use for a single days lunch. he was lucky with his patience to start his own computer school and received volunteers who are willing to donate computers to his school and make him happy. i am really happy for him that he can now fees (school) for his small siblings. he never feels special despite of where he is and he is very humbled to have had that golden opportunity. but i fail to understand why he has never got support from his leaders who are at a financial well-being. Read more.
Related to project keywords: maintenance, computers, high school, use, small

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Barbara Gurley

Seattle, WA United States

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