Construction of a dedicated computer lab with 25 internet-connected computers and solar power equipment at Kapila Primary School, near Kagem emerald mine in Zambia, at a one-off cost of USD 100,000 to be delivered in partnership with the District Education Board.
Kapila is a local primary school close to the Kagem Mine. It serves a large population across three classroom blocks. Children attend up to secondary school age. At present the infrastructure is basic and the school is run under the purview of the District Education Board System (DEBS) within the Ministry of Education.
The Kapila Primary School currently has no computers, no internet and no power.
Total: USD 100,000 (estimated – cost assessment now in progress)
Breakdown of costs (all USD):
|Construction of classroom||50,000|
|IT & teaching consumables||15,000|
|Tables & chairs||2,500|
|Local Area Network connection||6,000|
These costs are indicative only and currently undergoing more rigorous assessment. These figures are based on working knowledge of a similar project completed in Zambia, and subject to approval of planning.