Monthly Archives: April 2011

Reports. One month since we received the OLPC laptops

REPORT ON ESHIBINGA XO LAPTOPS PROJECT. DATE 16TH APRIL 2011 ARIVAL OF 2 OLPC LAPTOPS AT ESHIBINGA PREAMBLE: We received an email from our patron Mrs Jane Gakinya sometime in December 2010 that her proposal to the OLPC foundation to … Continue reading

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Bridgit. Why the girls are more interested in xo s Since the arrival of the first two green laptops, the female students In our class seem more interested. It took us a record three hours to master the use of … Continue reading

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Using an xo laptop keyboard at Eshibinga

Hello Everyone, Today is 15th April. We have been in the computer class lesson learning to type using a computer. I have now started mastering the keyboard. The computer keyboard is pad with all the letters of the alphabet and … Continue reading

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Bare feet comp wizards

The Bare feet IT Kids of Eshibinga What amazes me is the fact that these kids come to school bare feet. ESHIBINGA IS A VILLAGE near River Yala. A river that pours its water into the Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria … Continue reading

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XO laptops in Eshibinga classroom

A computer classroom without a human teacher The photo attached to this post was taken at Eshibinga Primary school. As you may notice the students in this class are busy with their studies. But one thing is missing. A teacher. … Continue reading

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Typing vs writing

We come to school to learn writing. But there is a new word doing rounds. Typing. We use our fingers to press little buttons that have the alphabet letters. As you press it the letter appears on the screen. You … Continue reading

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We now have Two xo laptops

Hello Everyone, Schools will close in Kenya this Friday. We have three types of holidays, Easter Break, August break and Xmass break in December. This week we go for Easter Break. But all the computer club pupils will report back … Continue reading

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