“Our Cyber Village serves as a technology bridge for students in Africa and America, it’s an exciting, fun, way to teach and educate our students.”
– Mara Diakhate
Our cyber village is a technology bridge that connects and reconnects the African and the African American diaspora. This Internet bridge will target 12 to 18-year-old students in America and West Africa by helping to expose them to a world beyond their imagination.
With a cyber village in Dakar, Sénégal, and another in Los Angeles, California, we plan to commission 20 computer workstations in each location. Using the vast power of the Internet, these cyber villages will serve as portals for cultural exchange; exchanging language, music, dance, and much more between the two groups.
Our cyber villages provide fun and exciting ways through which middle and high school children in separate continents can learn about African and African-American culture.
The technological exchange project will foster the development of STEM or (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills applied to the real-world environment. Students will use the computer WEB Camera to show work on projects with their hands, both in Sénégal and in America. We will take STEM out of the books onto the pages of reality. The project, as follows include: