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Delivering research-based, sustainable solutions to achieve immediate and lasting improvements in situations of humanitarian emergency and improving the quality of life of individuals and communities enduring chronic hardships.
Driven by a strong belief in the power of comprehensive development, Embrace Relief is committed to creating a lasting impact in the lives of individuals locally and globally. We implement research-based programs to achieve measurable, sustainable improvements in the lives of those in need. By constantly using research and closely engaging with those we serve, our innovative approach ensures we deliver the most beneficial services.
ACT-US : Technology Brought to 7,000+ Students in Sub-Saharan Africa
COMPUTERS HAVE BROUGHT DIGITAL LITERACY AND SELF SUFFICIENCY TO 7,000+ STUDENTS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Computers are the modern day’s answer to an encyclopedia, providing us with unlimited knowledge at our fingertips. Embrace Relief’s program (or Accessible Computer Technology for Under-Served Students (ACT-US) has provided over 7,000 students in Uganda and Tanzania with 324 educationally pre-installed computers.
Coupling education with self-sufficiency, these computers come pre-installed with programs to teach its users things like math, writing, and science as well as agriculture, sanitation, and personal finance. They can also be remotely updated from headquarters in California and Nairobi, Kenya, as they are equipped with Endless OS technology.
Digital literacy and education are the foundation blocks of a successful society. With it comes a thriving economy, agriculture, less disease and illness, and a higher quality of life. Furthermore, this ACT-US aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal #4: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.
In April 2020, a ceremony will take place to mark the completion of Phase 1 of ACT-US. In attendance will be representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Uganda, the African Union, the Nile Humanitarian Development Agency (NHDA), the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of ICT, all of whom have played an integral part in making this program possible.
Phase 2 of ACT-US will see over 1,000 computers being delivered, expanding its reach to include Kenya and Ethiopia which will reach tens of thousands of students in Africa.
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