Education
 Ghana
Project #1804

On-line resources for 36,000 students in Ghana

by Arrow Network Systems

Summary

Javelin provides access to Internet educational resources/scanned textbooks to secondary schools in Ghana. On-line resources are mirrored onto local servers in the school and updated by slower radios.
$60
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years active

Challenge

Javelin addresses the problem of lack of access to on-line educational resources for students in Africa. Project would offer first time access to 36,000 students in 30 secondary schools in Ghana for free. Access to educational Internet websites, e-mail and scanned textbooks previously unavailable enhances learning and access to information for both students and teachers.

Solution

1.We store educational websites onto the Javelin server 2.Scan textbooks students require onto the server 3.Install the server in the school 4.Install UHF radio for website updates and email delivery 5.Train trainers in the school on Javelin usage

Long-Term Impact

The project will grant 36,000 students access to on-line educational resources, including Internet websites and scanned textbooks, to enhance teaching and learning which will improve quality of education and increase the life choices of students.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.arrownetworks.net/​javelin.html
1-minute movie on Javelin

Organization Information

Arrow Network Systems

Location: Accra, Ghana - Ghana
Website: http:/​/​www.arrownetworks.net/​javelin.html
Project Leader:
Kwaku Boadu
Chief Executive Offier
Accra, Accra Ghana

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