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What do we encourage and contribute?
There are many things that should be done in the field of computer
literacy especially in the remote villages which are not accessible to the
education projects being implemented mostly in cities and towns around the
country. Our goal is to encourage the development of these village
schools. Educational institutions and local organizations of these remote
villages are our beneficiaries. We are trying to provide them with
educational opportunity which is very important for all the children of
In April Dale Redding the head of Armenian Support Project made his regular visit to Armenia.
The goal of his visit was checking and being informed about the work of
distributed computers, their efficiency and use, if there is a need to
solve the problems connected with delivered computers. Narine – computer
coordinator of HDP office was with Dale and helped him. Because of limited
time there wasn’t opportunity to visit all the schools and those
beneficiary organizations whom we had distributed computers
Anyway we visited educational institutions of Tavush, Kotayk and
Aragatsotn Marzes and had very effective meetings: we became aware about
the problems directly in the places and tried to solve them as much as we
could. Dale’s professional advices were very useful.
As the main
goal of the delivered computers is teaching computer literacy in the
villages, after all visits it was organized a contest among the
beneficiary schools. It became the most interesting event: the students
were very enthusiastic, and the participants impatient to show their
skill and knowledge. The contest was organized on the 30th of April among
Talin and its surrounding village schools. There were determined presents
for the best 3 schools. The first prize – new modern computer got Talin
school # 1. Talin school # 2 and Mastara village school were given the
prizes for the second and third places. They got older model computers but
with normal working.
In the picture you can see how the winner boy of
Mastara village is opening the prize himself. Never having basic computer
literacy before today his school got a computer and a new printer due to
his knowledge. It is very gratifying that the distributed computers gave
positive results in that period.
Our way is long but we are moving forward.
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