A teacher in Ghana, who made waves around the globe by educating computer technology without computers, has actually been gifted computers by an Indian company.Richard Appiah Akoto’s institution hadn’t had computers given that 2011, yet that did not stop him from instructing his students at Betenase M-A Junior High in Sekyedomase community on exactly how to utilize fundamental computer programmes like Microsoft Word.Images of Akoto– that utilizes the name Owura Kwadwo Hottish on Facebook– attracting a Microsoft Word home window on a blackboard went viral on social media over the past two weeks. The images published by him on Facebook triggered NIIT Ghana– a subsidiary of the Indian firm– to contribute five computers, a laptop as well as books to his school.Ashish Kumar, the NIIT centre manager in Accra, stated:”We saw the information getting viral on Facebook and other social media platforms. We were so touched by the teacher’s commitment to his pupils that we made a decision to support the institution with the most effective we might do as an IT training organisation.”We took a hard copy of the blog post, pasted it on our notification board and discussed the matter with our team Chief Executive Officer Kapil Gupta. He is the one who chose to fund 5 new desktop computers and also books for the school and a brand-new laptop for the educator as a part of our social as well as business obligation. “On March 12, NIIT service head Yaw Amoateng and elderly manager Sanjeev Mishra travelled to Sekyedomase to satisfy Akoto and also his trainees as well as give away the computer systems.”
Everybody at the institution was very pleased, especially the instructor. He gathered everybody and told them about the news computers, “stated Kumar.Other contributors– both individuals as well as organisations– have likewise
pitched in with computer systems as well as laptops.Microsoft Africa additionally took notice of Akoto– he has actually been flown to Singapore to go to the annual Microsoft Educators Exchange.Kumar claimed
the contribution was part of NIIT Ghana’s CSR outreach. The company recently trained some 100 economically disadvantaged individuals in partnership with the European Union as well as Actionaid, he stated.