Learning and Information Centre Project
Education and knowledge are the key to improve your life.
But Guinea faces:
- poverty ranking: 178 out of 187 (Unicef )
- literacy at 29%
- skills training hampered by a complete lack of resources
- lack of resources and expertise holding back all development
- women have less chance of getting skills and knowledge
We are fundraising to get the projects back to full capacity after lightning hit. The centre is operating with reduced capacity. We now have already put in good lightning protection.
Alanouwaly is now working with Hither Green IT taking donations of computer and electronic equipment to send to the Learning and Information Centre Project in Guinea. All items are checked before sending to ensure that they can definitely be of use and to ensure they don’t end up in landfill once they arrive. They can also help to dispose of unusable electronic items in a responsible way. Find out more
We are looking for
- Laptops and desktops from around 2011 onwards (preferably Intel Core i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalents),
running Windows 7 or later
- Mobile phones
- Working peripherals like keyboards, mice, speakers etc.
To help people to find solutions for themselves we have raised funds to complete the building of a learning and information centre at the Alanouwaly Centre in Donghol Guinea
The computer classes are now led by one of the students of the computer classes. They fund themselves through affordable fees.
- internet, etc
- also: computer repair lessons
- help with CV
Update on sewing project:
We have 20 sewing machines and a lot of materials donated by IKEA and the electricity to run this, but:
The building works for the sewing project are now complete.
But we need to fundraise for the solar equipment that was hit by lightning and extra protection against the storms. In the meantime are lending sewing machines to local women to increase their income.
All projects are working towards self-sufficiency.
You can donate here or by clicking on the donate button on the right.