Today, computer is a necessity. Reports, homework, projects and even research are all done through the digital world. But in reality, not every has the capacity to access one everyday nor have the chance to use it often. With the increasing number of students in Pakul Elementary School, there is an increasing demand for computers to be used by the students.
- Seven (7) computers (Php 20,800.00 each) Pakul is among the 27 barangays in the municipality of Jaen, Nueva Ecija. It is home to 326 families with a population of about 1,500 individuals. It has one elementary school that caters to an estimate of 200 students with just 7 teachers. With the increasing number of students there is now a need for additional classrooms and equipments. The teachers are requesting assistance for 7 new sets of computers to be used by the students.Ivannah, a 5th Grade student, says “I want to learn how to use a computer so we can keep up with the technological advances. I know it will greatly help us with our studies and this would take us one step closer to our dreams.”Principal Evelyn Duran simply wishes that the students can study without hindrances. “Shortage of classrooms and computers are our current hurdles here in Pakul Elementary School. Your help will mean a lot to us here.” **Learn more about Gawad Kalinga at www.gk1world.com :
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