Project Category: Education
Sponsor: Engineers for a Sustainable World
Status: Active

Digital Classroom in Lascahobas, Haiti

Description: Work with local community and industry groups to provide a sustainable learning environment for a K 12 school and its satellite schools; continue development following the completion of Phases I & II, which involved the installation of a photovoltaic power system and a tablet PC computer classroom, and was completed in January 2010; potential to work on future projects, such as improving air and water quality, performing a building stability assessment, and installing an on-campus roof garden to supplement lunch costs for the students.

Goal: Change the community in Lascahobas through educational development; instill in RPI students a drive to make a difference through practical action.

Contact: ESW Officers at esw@union.rpi.edu