During this month the main Crafts and Computer
Training activity SPES carried out was held on September 19, for
kids from various Community-based centres that cater for children with
motor problems and special learning needs.
The eager participants tried out successfully with great joy the Ergonomic
Computer Table-tops SPES designed specially, for people on wheelchairs,
to have easy and comfortable access to use computers.
that occasion H.E. John Price, under the 2002 USA Ambassador's Self-Help
Fund kindly presented to SPES a modern computerized projector.
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity
and Reform Institutions read the message of praise and encouragment sent
by the Honourable Minister Samioullah Lauthan.
after, the SPES team of specialized Teacher Trainers demonstrated the
utility of the projector for ICT and presented their multimedia creations
on the diverse uses of "Palm trees and coconuts". (The background
texture depicts coconut fibres, from our Mauritian Islands, woven by the
At tea-time some "Lizie dan la Main" young trainees learnt to
make the Mauritian nurishing "Coconut/rice Poutous" using the
digital microwave to which SPES has added braille letters to facilitate
its use for those who have eyesight problems. The 4-minute microwave cooking
of this Health-food turned out to be yet another delicious recipe for
these young microwave bakers that are determined to become proficient
entrepreneurs in the Baking line for school catering.
As depicted on the virtual photos, H.E. John Price and the other Guests
found amusing and hopefully inspiring our round table luncheon meeting
set-up of laptops computers placed on a SPES woven-table-cloth with matching
potteries designed and produced by our Mastercraftsmen.
Message for all
Internaut Visitors to our website, kindly note that NGO SPES in its quest
for bridging the digital gap is continuously looking for financial support
and ICT professional collaboration for SMEs development specially at grassroots
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