Fairfield County Business Journal- BLT boosts Haiti education
Stamford-based Building and Land Technology has teamed with Florida-based Hope for Haiti to sponsor a computer lab in Haiti, with more such sites on the way.
“Up until now, these students have been learning computers theoretically on a chalk board,” said Carl R. Kuehner, chairman and CEO of BLT, in a prepared statement announcing the project. “That is a major obstacle for kids trying to succeed in this world, and to have that obstacle removed is empowering for them. The majority of these students have never had the opportunity to actually touch or use a computer or access the incredible wealth of information and communication that’s available.
“Today that changes,” he said. “We believe this could have an immeasurable positive impact on their lives.”
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