A partnership between a charitable non-governmental organization known as Computer for Schools Kenya (CFSK), the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Centre (WEEE Centre), Close the gap and Chinese multinational Huawei has offered an innovative way of teaching digital computer skills in rural Kenya.
The partnership managed to refurbish and unveil the only two 40 inch containers into digital laboratories with a capacity of 20 learners at a go and it can be pulled by a truck across the country.
The digital truck runs on 100 percent solar energy in order to overcome the obstacle of electricity which is a scarce resource in some parts of Kenya where the rural electrification program has not set the ball rolling.
The Digi-Truck is equipped with wireless broadband-enabled by Fixed Wireless Access, laptops and smartphones enabling digital and entrepreneurial skills to be taught aboard and incorporating VR content in digital education.
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