The project will provide 20 different labs in different locations with a 25 (PC) computer lab in each case, from funding totaling USD 100,000 a year. The donated funds will cover cost of shipping and handling of refurbished PCs Train 25 role players of the school, provide a one year support, and assist in the productive use of computers in the school and its community.
Ghana remains a least developed country in the world. Though it had attained middle income status, the United Nations Human Development Index (combining income, life expectancy, adult literacy and school enrollment) ranks Ghana 142nd out of 174 countries. For Ghana, like other developing countries, poverty clearly remains a major issue and its eradication in all its manifestations is a priority for Industry and corporate, civil society, government and the international community.
ICT has not only become the main driver of education but a means and motivation for lifelong learning. Development organizations also see information and knowledge sharing using ICT between themselves, government, the private sector, bilateral and multilateral aid agencies as key to tackling poverty. A strong, financially healthy NGO such as FTIT Ghana can provide efficient and diverse services to ICT beneficiaries.
Provide computers to educational institutions and development organizations in Ghana, Facilitate other related technical infrastructure provision for productive use of the computer Provide training and capacity support to users in schools Provide software and content support Facilitate Internet connectivity, e-learning, monitoring and evaluation services; and Provide research in ICT for Education development support