Canaan Education Project
There’s a primary school in Canaan, Haiti named Grace school where 280 students are eager to learn but have limited facilities and no electricity. The 12 teachers have access to only a few outdated books. We feel that just bringing more books will not help them to improve their learning situation. Something that’s a step beyond is needed. Our goal is to bring the students of Grace school digital content from all the amazing resources we take for granted. We are partnering with Haiti Futur to provide a computer and projector system for the digital content and the solar power to run it.
Help Canaan Kids Nurture their Passion for Learning!!
The students in Canaan usually start their day by lining up to collect water from a cistern at 6:00 in the morning, and then go to school with the hope of one day becoming a teacher, nurse, doctor, truck driver…
We know there are many hardships that they endure, but if we can foster their passion for learning with modern technology, we can provide them with hope of a more promising future.
The project has three parts:
Work with local vendors of solar power and services to install solar panels on the school roofs. This helps promote the local economy, while bringing sustainable power for the school and the community.
Bring to Canaan digital educational resources such as (a) interactive projector screens, and (b) servers downloaded with latest digital content, such as Wikipedia and Khan Academy in French, using the solar power to provide electricity.
Train the teachers to fully utilize the technology platform and maintain it.
Financial Goal: $25,000
End Date: The goal is to install solar panels and one technology platform by summer of 2019.
We are true believers that education is the great equalizer, and many of us in the US are byproducts of that truth. If we can bring quality education to anywhere in the world, those people have a chance for hope, and the tools to be able to join the 21st century digital economy.
3 Generation Education is a 501(C)3 U.S. nonprofit organization.