The New SPARC+ Lab at Kabasa & Mekomariro Secondary School
Kabasa & Mekomariro Secondary School were recently upgraded from SPARC program to SPARC+. The basic SPARC (Solar Powered Access to Raspberry Computing) program was installed at Kabasa & Mekomariro in 2015 and included a solar-powered computer lab and offline digital educational content.
The Potential Enhancement Foundation (PEF) – Powering Potential’s sister organization in Tanzania – led the SPARC+ installation, consisting of 15 additional computer systems (for a total of 20) and an upgraded solar-power system.
With the Powering Potential SPARC+ program’s expanded resources, Instructors can now teach the Tanzania Information and Computer Studies (ICS) curriculum to stimulate students’ creativity and help advance the country’s national development goals.
Kabasa & Mekomariro Secondary School provides education to students ages 14 to 17. This co-educational community school about 1000 students.