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Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda

A microproject by Mountains of hope childrens ministries Vetted since 2011 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda
Solar Panels to Power School Computers in Uganda

Summary

In the Mpigi District in Uganda, electricity is very inconsistent, making it hard for children to learn at our computer training center. The center teaches computer skills to over 50 youth who otherwise would have no access to the training. With your help, we can install solar panels that will allow us to have consistent power and consistently teach our students.

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Challenge

Without computer skills, children in Uganda are often unable to continue on to high levels of grade school education or university. With the help of GlobalGiving sponsors like you, we have been able to construct a computer training center to teach children these valuable and practical skills. Unfortunately, electricity in our district is extremely unreliable. This makes it difficult to carry out trainings to teach students the skills they need.

Solution

We plan to purchase a solar system with eight batteries and two panels that is capable of running the computers and printers for 24 hours. That way, we can ensure that we have power at all times and can carry out computer skills trainings. Additionally, the computer center doubles as an internet cafe that provides us with a source of income for other projects. With consistent power, we can better maintain this business and attract more customers.

Long-Term Impact

Purchasing the solar panels will allow us to hold more regular computer trainings, eliminate our electricity bill, and generate more income through the internet cafe. The consistent power will allow us to offer computers and the internet to the students we work with and the community as a whole.

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Organization Information

Mountains of hope childrens ministries

Location: Mpigi, Uganda - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.mountains-ofhope.com
Project Leader:
James Malinga
Project Director
Mpigi, Uganda

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