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Importance Of Computer Studies In Future.

During my whole life in primary school i went to a school in our village where computer studies were not taken.Thus because of this,i remained computer illiterate until it was very late in my final year that our english teacher told me that it was important for us to study computer since we would need the knowledge in the future.This is because the knowledge will be required in every job and so it would be very hard for computer illiterate people to find jobs.She told us to inform our parents and tell them to take us to secondary schools where computer lessons are offered or taken to computer courses after school.When i came to my current secondary school,i was lucky to find these lessons being offered there.I took the lessons seriously and i am very glad that i am coping well thus it will not be hard for me to find a job in future.


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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Bujumba, Bumala, Kenya
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