Bridging the digital divide

There is surplus of technology in America and scarcity in rural Africa. We brigde the gap by repurposing those technology to build computer labs in rural African Schools. Help us bring the library of the world to the children of the world.


Our Beliefs

We believe that everybody should live on a level playing field, and that adoption of technology is the most effective equalizer.

Our Mission

We are leveling the playing field: everyone deserves modern tools. We repurpose surplus technology for communities to educate, do business and lead.

Our Vision

An Africa where every child is able to access and leverage modern tools to learn and reinvent their world.

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Nelly Built a school

Nelly Built a school

From its inception, Zawadi now has morphed into a community center for the village of Mogotio. My dream is to be able to provide all the required resources a typical school would have to help these children learn and become productive adults in their community. Unfortunately, much of the government funding does not extend to millions of children in remote areas across Africa, so their growth and development is often forgotten.

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How it all started

How it all started

My name is Nelly Cheboi. I am the co-founder of TechLit Africa, TechLit Africa fosters a more technologically literate Africa by building computer labs in schools. We are more than just access, we strive for effective use. We aim to consistently monitor key indicators of digital literacy and collect feedback from our students and their communities.

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Sheila Kiplagat

Sheila Kiplagat

It was her first day at the lab. Like most of our users, she had never used a computer. We introduced her to touch typing, she was leaving five minutes in.

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TechLit Africa
P.O. Box 455,
Shabbona, IL 60550
TechLit Africa is a registerd 501(c)3 Charity EIN 83-2767182