We operate in the education field, working with governments, school districts, private schools and non-profit institutions to deliver educational solutions which directly impact each student in the classroom. These solutions are based on standardized, specifications and protocols; in order to ensure long-term compatibility and ease of maintenance as well as upgradability. The solutions range from the student device in the classroom to the mesh wifi network within a school, local server at the school or the cloud pipeline (depending on country, location and available infrastructure).
Since 2015, when I started the company after a 25+ years in the Tech industry and working on open-source projects, I spent the last 4 years in the "Education Group" where I got to learn about the different issues facing education world wide but, not just also learn how open-source has been used in many places around the globe in education, rather how I can actually help, assist and deploy open-source methodology, solutions and applications in education. I was privileged to see first-hand the positive impact this collaboration between Governments, non-profits, corporations, school districts and individual public and private schools
If we were to win the $1,000.00 reward, we agreed to use it for basic supplies which one of our customers in Kenya really needs but are on a budget.
And if we don't, I hope anyone who reads this post would look into and investigate how they can help their local school(s) directly or by engaging the district. You'll be surprised how much you can help them.