18 January 2007
Laare, Kenya, January 19, 2007 - Aisha Walcott , a CSAIL graduate student, has sent back photographs from her current trip to the Laare Community Technology Centre (LACOTEC) where she is working in conjunction with CSAIL's Imara project and with support from the MIT PSC. Aisha travelled to Kenya to assist in the support of the centre and to lead the IT Awareness Day scheduled for January 27, 2007. The learning center was established by Eric Mibuari ('06) to increase computer literacy in the region. Aisha has also been working to establish relationships between LACOTEC and the surrounding elementary schools to foster greater computer literacy.