In Coins-Strapped Faculties, Nonprofit Offers Kids Tech Education

Sanders believes rural kids given access to tech resources and jobs could become just as successful as those in Silicon Valley, Sanders said.
Since 2008, Sanders estimates the RTF has put tech resources into the hands of almost 40,000 kids in 40 states.
The Rural Technology Fund kickstarted the school’s maker program last year when it donated 10 Makey Makey invention kits.
It gives teachers the hardware and knowledge needed to give kids hands-on tech training.
Principal Gerbick said rural schools in Ohio are facing severe budget constraints.

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