Computers For Schools Burundi's goal is to close the digital gap in the education of Burundi's children. Two schools in Burundi, one primary and the other secondary will be equipped with ICT labs of 43 computers connected to the Internet. Students will learn ICT, coding, research, and digital entrepreneurship. The Project will also train 40 instructors to teach the ICT curriculum to 1,560 students this will help prepare Burundian youth to compete in the global economy's job markets.
There are over 5,000 primary and secondary schools and 2 million students in Burundi; however, less than 1% of students have access to education in ICT and digital skills. Computers for Schools, in partnership with the Burundi government, is working tirelessly to close the digital gap by providing computers to schools and training instructors to educate Burundi's youth in ICT and digital entrepreneurship.
One elementary and one secondary school will be provided 40 desktop and 3 laptop computers in labs connected to the Internet. Forty teachers will be trained to deliver the ICT curriculum to students.
Computers for Schools endeavors to provide equity of access to education in innovation and digital entrepreneurship; this will help Burundi's children become self-reliant and prepared to compete in regional and international job markets and business development.