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 each day. Tek4Kids has built the necessary infrastructure to provide a reliable source of electricity for St. John Bosco, improving the learning environment for both students and teachers. Reliable electricity helps students achieve academic success. In 2013, eight batteries were installed to operate the water … 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, with the goal helping them excel in the field of technology and improve their opportunities for employment in the future. St. John Bosco serves more than 200 students in grades one through six. Currently, computer classes are taught in … Continue reading Students Excel in Technological Learning at St. John Bosco
Electricity is part of the infrastructure Tek4Kids provides in our partner schools. Reliable electricity is essential in order to provide a functioning water purification system. Providing the necessary infrastructure at Montfort School posed a challenge since is located quite a distance from our other partner schools and is difficult to reach due to steep, rough roads.
Electricity was installed in 2012 at Brother Paulin, clearing the way for Tek4Kids to install a water purification system for the students. Tek4Kids installed eight batteries to power the water system, which pumps 1000 gallons of city water each week through the cistern and increases the pressure used to push the water through the cistern.
iPads were first introduced at Brother Paulin school in 2014. iPad instructor Laura Desmangles transports the iPads to each school to maximize the number of students who can benefit from them. Currently, two classes per week are being held to serve students in the sixth grade classes at Brother Paulin. The goal of these classes is … 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