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HCT MOSAIC'10 The Spirit of Caring - Nepal trip [11:26]
On Saturday, April 3rd, a group of thirteen IT students from Sharjah Men's College, along with two faculty members, departed from Sharjah International Airport for Nepal. Within the theme of MOSAIC 2010, 'The Spirit of Caring', the students travelled to a remote mountain school called 'Sri Sanskrit' in Nepal's Tandrang province, taking with them ten refurbished computers to establish a computer lab for their less fortunate Nepalese counterparts. Over the last two months students have been busy recycling parts from discarded PCs to build the refurbished ones for the project. They also sourced and installed software and tested the machines thoroughly before their departure. 'In this project, the students used a lot of the skills they have learned in their studies' Dr John Raven, one of the organizers of the project explained. 'Computer hardware, network design, software installation and customization, troubleshooting and testing are all important aspects of our IT curriculum and this project has allowed students to apply these skills in a real and meaningful way. Many students have contributed to the project and they have all been very excited about it'. The project has been organized in partnership with a charity organization called 'Children of the Mountain'. Mr. John Matthews, International director and founder of the charity, explained that many children in this remote community have never seen a computer before and that the new facility could make a real difference to ...
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