#Slum2School launches first virtual learning classroom in Africa

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Slum2School Africa has launched its first virtual learning classroom in Africa, as shared in a tweet announcement by founder, Otto Orondaam.

Impossible is Nothing. I'm so excited to announce the launch of our first Virtual Learning Classroom in Africa.
Today 948 kids can learn remotely but we want to reach 10,000kids.
Kindly RT & let's support kids across communities to learn during & after this period. #Slum2School pic.twitter.com/hntaWfkfSD

— Otto Orondaam (@Otto_Orondaam) July 13, 2020

Starting off with a student capacity of 948 children, the goal is to reach 10,000 underserved learners through a virtual and cluster learning program.

This is hinged on the campaign for deserving Nigerian Children across slums and remote communities to access the education they desperately need for a better future through technology.

The development of connecting students during the home-based learning experience through technology proves useful for a time where many underserved school children across Nigeria are being confronted with the grim reality of schools being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with no end in sight. Not only will this development be effective in providing access to education but the psycho-social support for these children in form of tracking and monitoring. Allowing children to learn even in difficult times and in reducing the negative-impact of the stay-at-home order.

To support more kids or get more information on the virtual learning program, kindly visit slum2school.org/donate

Slum2School Africa, is a leading social initiative and volunteer driven organization that provides education and health support to underserved children in slums and remote communities. Founded in 2012, the initiative has reached 70,000+ children across 43 communities with the support of 10,000+ volunteers across 42 countries.

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