Christmas presents after Christmas: HITA will equip more schools

December 17, 2019 in Ghana, Partner, Projekte, Verein by guenther_michels

HITA-Working trip to Ho from 27th of December 2019 till 12th of January 2020 - As in previous years, members of the association will travel to Ho and the Volta Region to equip seven schools with computer labs and networks. Our second container with high-quality technical and medical equipment or donations such as 80 school backpacks is currently on the way to Accra in Ghana. The two teachers Rachida Aouad and Petra Knott from the Carlo Mierendorff School in Frankfurt, the HITA board members Karsten Gareis, Daniel Gerlach Thomas Erkert and our two IT technicians Christoph Welge and Leonhard Dittmann will donate their time and vacation days to support HITA e. V. and the students and teachers in Ghana. Our activities at the turn of the year will have various focuses. So we will this time:

>>>    Setting up another computer lab at the School for Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) at the University of Ho for Applied Sciences (UHAS)

>>>    Signing of cooperation declaration between Carlo Mierendorff School, HITA e. V. and Mawuko Girls’ Senior High School

>>>    Installation of a computer lab with 40 computers at Mawuko Girls’ Senior High School

>>>    Handing over of donations from pupils of the Carlo-Mierendorff School to the Springs School in Ho

>>>    Installation of two more computer labs at OLA Girls’ Senior High School and Mawuli High School

>>>    Handing over of 80 backpacks to disadvantaged pupils in the Adaklu community

>>>    Equipping smaller schools in Adaklu and HASU with PCs

>>>    Equip various facilities with medical-technical devices, collected medicines and important furnish like hospital beds, loungers, etc.

You can certainly imagine that your fellow travellers will hardly be bored during the two weeks. We’ve set ourselves a lot of goals. All this is only possible due to your support! We hope that you will continue to help us in the future so that we can implement our projects. We are also pleased about urgently needed further members and sponsors, about donations in kind and cooperation. Follow our work at (on you get the English version). We also put interviews and audio podcasts from Germany and Ghana on HITA Radio at online. Before we left, we recorded a conversation with chairman Thomas Erkert, in which he explained the exact procedures of the trip, introduced the schools and also expressed a big thank you to all supporters and participants.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2020!

The Board of Healthcare Information Technology for Africa e.V.

Thomas Erkert, Daniel Schleßmann and Günther Michels