Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!

A microproject by Online Learning Initiative
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!
Balam 2021 youth robotics / robotica juvenil!

Summary

Ten Guatemalan youth are preparing to attend Balam 2021, the Guatemala robotics challenge. Help us cover their robot kit, internet, travel and lodging. Last year one got an honorable mention. Now they are aiming higher! -----/----- 10 jovenes se preparan a asistir a Balam 2020, la competencia guatemalteca de robotica. Ayudanos a cubrir sus gastos del kit robotico, internet, transporte y hospedaje. El ano pasado una joven recibio mencion honorifica. Ahora van por mas.

$2,520
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$2,445
remaining
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donors
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monthly donors
1
month

Challenge

Robotics challenges develop logical thinking and grit. Ten youth master electricity, electronics and programming. But they need the robot kit, funds to attend the contest and crucially, internet connectivity. =/= La robotica desarrolla el pensamiento logico y la persistencia. Diez jovenes estan aprendiendo electricidad, electronica y programacion. Pero necesitan kits de robotica, viaticos para asistir y, criticamente, conectividad de internet.

Solution

Punto Crea will provide safe transport (a minibus), room and board for 10 youth participants and their tutors to attend Balam 2021 in Guatemala City (3 days + 2 nights), 10 reusable robot kits and phone cards for internet access. =/= Punto Crea proporcionara transporte seguro (microbus), hospedaje y alimentacion para 7 participantes y 2 tutores en Balam 2021 en Ciudad de Guatemala (3 dias + 2 noches), 10 kits de robotica reutilizables y tiempo de aire para conectarse a la internet.

Long-Term Impact

Through weekly sessions, youth in Punto Crea master STEAM skills that prepare them for further formal or non-formal education, employment or entrepreneurship, and develop critical and creative thinking skills expanding their flexibility as problem solvers. =/= En sesiones semanales los jovenes en Punto Crea desarrollan competencias STEAM que los preparan para seguir educandose, emplearse o el emprendimiento, y desarrollan habilidades de pensamiento critico y creativo que los hacen mas flexibles.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​puntocrea.org
Punto Crea platform /​ Plataforma de Punto Crea
Balam 2020 website /​ Sitio web de Balam 2020

Organization Information

Online Learning Initiative

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @OLIonlineEd
Project Leader:
Felix Alvarado
Washington, DC United States
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