The PB.re.PC project
What happened there ?
We get computers of individuals, businesses (eg ActionIT , Westfalia play area) and institutions (eg University of Paderborn , Paderborn ) .
We prepare this computer ( new hard drives, RAM modules , cables, mice, etc. ) .
We keep up with the youth welfare office and selected partners anderern children / young people from financially disadvantaged families who come from a media pedagogical training in the children / young people with a basic knowledge about computers is conveyed.
The kids get their own PC with the open source operating system with Edubuntu home and be allowed to keep it free of charge .
This project we perform every year at the moment through twice . In this 12-14 children and young people are familiar with the PC and Internet media on average . We assume not only the cost of processing the donated computers, but also the food of the children and young people in public transport travel costs of participants / interior and the materials that consume the participants / inside of the 4 days of training . In addition, a small portion of the money is used for the volunteer package . All in all, the cost is there to about 2000 € per training .
Who we are
The association media and technology for children and young eV ' (short MTKJ e.V. ) was founded in 2012. The founding idea of this non-profit association aims mainly disadvantaged children and young people to enable the option to participate in the media society . This is what we want to achieve with a hardware and software training , we perform independently or in cooperation with the University of Paderborn . Secondly, we give recycled hardware to these children and young people on.