Protea Education

Bridging the digital divide

South Africa
2007 - 2014

Protea Education is a charity established in 2004 to address the lack of computer technology in school classrooms in Cape Town, South Africa. Their broad objective is to assist in bridging the ‘digital divide’ between teachers and pupils in primary schools in the most impoverished areas of greater Cape Town through the provision of computer technology, and related support services. HDF supported the Zisukhanyo Schools Project which provided IT laboratories later transferred to the Western Cape Education Department.


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