Haiti Coordinator Maryse King recently visited with Sister Raymond, director of the Centre de Montfort, to learn more about the impact of Tek4Kids on the children who live there. Sister Raymond explained that before Tek4Kids came to Montfort, supplying water for the orphanage was a logistical nightmare, due to its location on a steep hillside. … Continue reading A Life-Saving Gift
Before Tek4Kids installed the water purification system, most families relied on rivers and pumps for their drinking water. Less than 8% of families in Haiti have access to clean drinking water and there are no sanitation programs to handle the sewage or trash in Haiti, which inevitably washes down into the waterways causing waterborne diseases such … Continue reading Clean Water Is a Stepping Stone to Success at St. John Bosco
In Haiti, electricity is only available for a few hours per day. Tek4Kids providing a reliable source of electricity helps to improve the daily life of students and teachers in their learning environment. By putting an infrastructure in place, it has improved the functioning of the schools and improves the foundation for their academic success. … Continue reading Electricity Is an Essential Foundation for Success at St. John Bosco
Tek4Kids partnered with St. John Bosco in 2013 to provide a technology based learning environment for students to help them excel with technology schools in order to have a better future. St. John Bosco serves more than 200 students ranging from grades one through six. Currently, computer classes are taught in fifth and sixth grades. A … Continue reading Students Excel in Technological Learning at St. John Bosco
Electricity is part of the main infrastructure in the schools we partner with; Tek4Kids provides reliable electricity at the schools to be able to provide a functioning water purification system. Montfort School is one of Tek4Kids more distant schools, and is more difficult to reach due to very rough roads.
Electricity was installed in 2012 at Brother Paulin which cleared the way for Tek4Kids to install water purification systems for the students. By adding electricity it allows Tek4Kids to install eight batteries to run the water systems which pumps 1000 gallons of city water per week through the cistern as well as increases the pressure … Continue reading Electricity Has Made it Possible for Clean Water at Brother Paulin School
The iPads were first introduced to Brother Paulin school in 2014. iPad instructor Laura Desmangles carries the iPads to each school to maximize the amount of students who can benefit from them. Currently there are two classes per week being held to serve students in the sixth grade classes at Brother Paulin. The goal of … Continue reading Students Are Enjoying Their iPads at Brother Paulin School
Tek4Kids has provided 20 laptops to teach computer classes in three grades at Brother Paulin school which so far has been a success. Desks were built and chairs were provided for the students. We currently teach two computer classes per week.
In 2014, four distribution tanks, three treatment tanks and three water jug fill stations were installed at Montfort School and orphanage providing clean water for more than 189 students in grades one through six as well as three preschool grades. In 2015, drinking fountains were added for the students to use throughout the day as well making … Continue reading Water Purification System Installed at Montfort School
Tek4Kids installed electricity at St. Louis Elementary in 2014. Since installed it has provided reliable electricity that helps to improve the quality of the schools as well as the daily life of the students and teachers in their learning environments. Since having the electricity the school has improved their functionality and the students have better … Continue reading Lights Are on at St. Louis Elementary
In 2014, Tek4Kids installed a water purification system at St. Louis Elementary. Currently there are two distribution tanks and two treatment tanks operating at the elementary school. These tanks provide clean water to more than 200 students, which includes four primary grades and three preschool classes. By providing clean water to the students it allows … Continue reading Water Purifications Systems Are Up and Running at St. Louis Elementary
Tek4Kids launched the iPad Initiative Program in the fall of 2014, providing St. Louis High School with more than 36 iPads. The elementary students from St. Louis Elementary School travel to the High School once a week to do their studies on the iPads. With the many educational applications, the iPads help the students problem solve … Continue reading iPad Program Is a Success at St. Louis Elementary School