Equip students for digital and remote learning during COVID-19.
Governments around the world have temporarily closed educational institutions in an attempt to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. These nationwide closures are affecting 1.1 billion students, or 64.4% of total enrolled students in 134 country-wide closures. Several other countries have implemented localized closures, impacting millions of additional students. Given this reality, some governments have implemented digital learning initiatives to mitigate the immediate impact of school closures, and to facilitate the continuity of education for all through remote learning. However, for more vulnerable and disadvantaged communities, these initiatives have not proved effective due to scarcity of devices and a lack of experience dealing with technology.
In San Juan de Lurigancho, Peru, many children don’t have digital tools like cell phones.
In Cochabamba, Bolivia, children and families lack the adequate technology to access distance learning platforms .
Education is a human right; you can uphold this right for children in Peru or Bolivia with $1,000 for the purchase of devices.