Meet the Rwandan innovation for One-Laptop-Per-Child

The One-Laptop-per -Child initiative has often come under criticism due to a lack of ease of application in Rwanda and other developing countries where it has been deployed. Statistics from Rwanda Education Board (REB) indicates that over 275,000 laptops have been deployed to 1,523 schools across the country.

But Rwanda’s quest for  the positive impact of the project faced significant unforeseen hurdles owing to the nature of these laptops: how to charge the batteries efficiently?

such challenges saw a birth of one innovative solution- a charging cabinet that would support the charging of 60 laptops at once. This is a brainchild of Fulgence Nikobamera, a former teacher trainer in technology.

Read full article: The New Times


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