Archive for April, 2007

Viaje por Guatemala

April 13, 2007

A continuación quiero compartir un video creado, editado y hecho por Vinizzio Rizzo el cual obtuvo el primer lugar en el Festival C.A. Icaro de Cine y TV en la categoría de Videoarte.

Viaje por Guatemala es un vistazo a las relaciones sociales en el país y las desigualdades que las caracterizan. 

 

One Laptop Per Child

April 10, 2007

I just came back from my vacations in Guatemala. Over my break I had the honor to present a fund, dedicated for the education and development of Guatemala, to the Ministry of Education.  It’s a fund name after my father “Enrique Novella Alvarado” who always believed in the development of education, specifically, giving the children of the rural communities of San Miguel the opportunity to have a formal education using today’s technology.

During the conference I had the opportunity to see the laptop developed by the “One Laptop Per Child” organization. The Guatemalan government hopes to bring this technology to them.

It is estimated that will help around 400,000 children.

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