Upli Badi is a tiny village in Rajasthan, one of the poorest
states in India. Their public school, run by two teachers and a
principal for 106 kids. We
are wiring the school with Internet and building a computer lab to give
kids their first access to technology.
Starting January 15, the SaveThem.net project begins. Here is
what we are doing.
school it's first access to eletricity and
Helping construct a library and computer lab.
Purchasing 3-5 computers.
Teaching Computer Literacy and English classes several
times a week.
Throughout the year, Upli Badi Primary School children will have their
first access to technology. None
of these children have ever used a computer before. Within
a few months, these children will learn how to use the Internet and basic computer literacy skills.
How can you help?
It doesn't take much to make a
Families from this town live on less than three dollars a day.
donation of $250 will buy a computer, monitor, keyboard, and mouse for
these children. With the education we provide, these kids will be able
to access the Internet, learn how to be a part of the information
economy, and potentially help surmount their limited opportunities and
$250 will buy a computer.
$50 will buy classroom school supplies for a month. Just one dollar can
change these childrens' lives.
We raised over $1000 in 1 week with one video!
Jan 16, 2010: I entered a video contest on the website fourhourworkweek.com. I placed 3rd in the contest, with over 10,000 views, and over $1,000 donated!
You can see the contest by clicking here..
Here is the video in its entirety. The mention of SaveThem.net begins around minute 5'40".
Ready To Make A Difference? Donate
Thanks for supporting our mission.
You can donate with any credit card via Paypal.
- $250 buys a
- $100 pays for three months Internet access.
$50, $75, or any amount helps these kids in a way they never
could have imagined.
Your Support Will Help Change The World
Starting January 2010, we will make a
difference. With your help, we will rent a classroom, purchase
computers, and teach poor children in Udaipur, India how to use
them. Follow this
page and watch as we help young minds grow.