Monthly Archives: July 2011

When you are barefooted but equipped with a laptop

When we introduced the xo laptop we were not prepared to the numerous challenges that we would face. The first thing was to convince the school headmaster that the xo laptop was not a toy but a tool equipped with … Continue reading

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GET A RURAL CHILD IN KENYA WALKING AGAIN

How do I do that? By praying and giving for treatment to cure children of jiggers – a tiny flea that burrows into kids’ feet and if left untreated can stop them from walking to school every morning. What does … Continue reading

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POWERING THE XOs USING SOLAR PANELS

Basic Google search will show you that less than 20 % of Kenyans are connected to the National electric grid. The rest of Kenya including Eshibinga village is in darkness. Now, as if to add insult to injury, the government … Continue reading

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Jiggers: How You and the Eshibinga Village Tech Kids and you can help.

On Thursday 20th July the Kids at Eshibinga computer class had a discussion which was recoreded on their xo laptops about Jiggers and howthey affected learning in thta village school in Western Kenya called Eshibinga Primary. I started by asking … Continue reading

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News about Jiggers in kenya

NEWS FROM KENYA JULY 2011 World beauty queens continue arriving in Kenya to help in jigger eradication. This was the case in Mathira when top models led by reigning Miss World Alexandria Mills from the US joined other campaigners to … Continue reading

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USING XO LAPTOPS TO CREATE AWARENESS ON JIGGER INFECTION IN RURAL WESTERN KENYA

. Summary The project targets 4000 children in Eshibinga village. These children are supposed to be going to the local primary school, called Eshibinga Primary School. However many of them do not go to school for fear of ridicule and … Continue reading

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JIGGERS AND XO LAPTOPS AT ESHIBINGA PRIMARY

Master Otundo is a young boy aged 13 at Eshibinga primary school in rural Werstern Kenya. He joined the school two years ago courtesy of the Free primary school education announced by the Kenya government. He carries a heavy school … Continue reading

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