Classrooms (+ lavatories)
EVERY CHILD DESERVES AN EDUCATION
- 2019 Guatemala
- 2021 Senegal
2019 - Guatemala2019
Thanks to generous donations from companies and individuals in the cloud computing industry and some fantastic construction work by our local partners, over 500 kids get a better shot at a brighter future. In October 2019, the newly-renovated Escuela Oficial Urbana Mixta San Antonio in Sololá, Guatemala opened its doors.
“It was important to design the new classrooms with the students in mind. It´s not just about a safe learning environment, but also about space where the teachers have the opportunity to provide their students with a quality education.” said school architect Luis Alberto Palacios.
2021 - Senegal2021
Senegal’s educational system faces many challenges. While the country offers free, compulsory education up to age 16, many students drop out due to poverty and a lack of resources. In particular female students are disadvantaged by the system.
In 2018, EFK facilitated the construction of a school in the tiny, remote village of Soupa Sérère, which currently serves 136 students from across the region in three combined-year classrooms. Unfortunately, the classrooms were quickly far too small and there was an urgent need to create more space. Thanks to all the help of the Cloudfest attendees, we raised enough funding to make the extension of the school in Soupa Sérère possible! Construction work will start in June 2021 and is planned to be finalized in November 2021.