As a part of Scratch Day celebrations around the world, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC
) in partnership with the One Laptop Per Child Association, has hosted a Scratch Day event in Rwanda.
Scratch is basic programming language that makes easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art and share your creations.
The event was held in Kacyiru Sector at the OLPC Corner of the National Library, where students showed off the projects they had created using Scratch around different academic themes, including Environmental protection, Fight against drug abuse, Children’s rights, and Rwandan vision 2020.
The event aimed to show the true potential that Rwandan children have to lead and develop their skills and confidence using their XO laptops.