Laptops to Lesotho has received a grant from the Unadilla Rotary Club, Maseru Rotary Club, and Rotary International for $7,500.
The money will help support a Mosotho in-country volunteer, provide additional technical support to the schools in Ketane, expand our audio-visual capacity for creating and translating country-specific educational materials, replace malfunctioning touchpads and weak speakers, and purchase more XO laptops and solar chargers.
A huge Thank You to these Rotary Clubs for their support helping us improve education in rural Lesotho! A special thank-you to Rotarian Donald Tuttle who facilitated this grant.
- Volunteer Living Expenses $2,400
For housing and food for the project volunteer while staying in Ketane
- Volunteer Travel Expenses $360
For work-related trips between Ketane and Maseru by the project volunteer
- Communications $300
For work-related phone and internet services for the project volunteer
- Technical Support $1,000
For hiring I.T. specialist(s) to install and maintain project equipment at the schools
- Audio Recording Equipment $300
For purchase of voice recording and editing equipment for creation and translation of educational audio materials
- Computer Peripherals $600
For purchase of 150 computer mice to use in place of malfunctioning touchpads and 150 headphones in place of weak speakers (problems inherent on the XO-1 laptop model)
- New XO Laptops $2300
For purchase of 20 new XO laptops, charging station, router, and spare batteries.
- Miscellaneous Expenses $240
Unadilla Rotary Club, New York
Maseru Rotary Club, Lesotho