COMPUTERS for Africa? A Call for Help for GHANA :: Where to send
Cecil WASHINGTON (crw@LOOP.COM)
Mon, 27 Nov 1995 03:30:29 -0800
Please save this information. Forgive me if I sound a bit melodramatic or
Firstly, my deepest apologies for veering off the theme of our List for a
moment, but I feel a great need to ask if some among you would be so kind as
to help with a project to find "previously owned" computers, peripherals,
office equipment, etc., for an educational project in Africa that is in dire
Perhaps you have some personal equipment that works but that you are no
longer using, or perhaps your school, business or organization does.
The "Computer & Internet Training Workshops" -- open to all without charge
-- are the key component of an educational program recently launched in
Ghana aiming to help bridge an ghastly ever-widening gap in computer and
Internet utilization between African and Western nations. It targets youth
and young adults who would probably NEVER have an opporunity for hands-on
experience with computers and the Internet.
The need for equipment is GREAT....and without it, this very innovative
project will be doomed.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City