Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Library Outreach Project

Posted by Wendy Hiebert on Saturday, November 30, 2013,
We recently embarked on a library outreach project to local primary and secondary schools. The majority of schools in Uganda are lacking books and this makes our library at Access Knowledge Africa all the more valuable. We have a good selection of textbooks that students do not have access to in their schools, so we encourage them to come to our library to study. Last week, we visited a number of schools so that we could encourage students to use our library and computer lab. We donated a pac...
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iPad Program

Posted by Wendy Hiebert on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,
Last week, we added two iPads to our program, specifically to be used by children. The iPads were well received and it was amazing to see how quickly the children learned how to use them.
We are choosing to educate children with iPads instead of computers for the following reasons:
1. When enclosed in a heavy duty case, the iPads are quite resilient and therefore well suited to a hot and dusty environment.
2. The iPads are easy to control with mobile device management software. Our iPads are lo...
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