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South Elementary accepts donation of 20 computers

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Connect Ohio contributes to local school's technology program

 


CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — The children of South Elementary School in Cambridge will benefit from 20 computers donated Tuesday.
The computers were donated on behalf of the Connect Appalachia Broadband Initiative (CABI) Fund, a program that provides computers and technology connectivity to low-income Appalachian Ohio areas in need.
Recent financial contributions from Intel made the donation possible with the computers being provided by the Columbus-based nonprofit group, Community Computer Alliance.
South Elementary's Principal Linda Halterman thanked all involved in the donation, including local businesswoman Maribeth Wright for her assistance. Halterman points out that many of the school's students have no computer access at home, so the school computer lab is a critical part of their education.
Connect Ohio’s research reveals only 53% of Appalachian Ohio residents have broadband service in their home, significantly less than the state average of 71%. In 2012 more than 20,000 Appalachian Ohio households gained first-time access to the Internet in part through the efforts of CABI.

 

 

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