- Owura Kwadwo is the teacher in the viral post wherein he uses chalkboard to teach MIcrosoft Word to his class
- Owura is a Senior High School teacher who teaches ICT
- He captured the heart of the netizens because of his passion for teaching even if they lack resources
Owura Kwadwo is an ICT (Information and Communications technology teacher in Ghana.
He became and instant internet sensation when his photos teaching his students Microsoft using chalkboard went viral.
Netizens were undeniably amazed on how passionate he is in teaching ICT even without computer, TV or projector.
Owura was not bothered by their lack of resources in their place.
He patiently drew the interface of Microsoft Word processor using a chalk and his board.
KAMI learned from Inquirer that Owura's background on Visual Arts helped him to illustrate the said interface.
“I do it to make my students understand what I’m teaching,” Owura said during an interview by an online site, Bored Panda last February 24.
“At least to give a picture of what they will see assuming they were behind a computer. I do make sure they understand everything well before they leave the class,"he added.
Though he is obviously having a hard time teaching ICT because of the availability of computers, Owura still believes in their government.
“The government is helpful and I believe in them, they are trying to make ICT better for teachers and students,”
After Owura's post went viral, donations started to pile up. Projectors and laptop were sent to them as a great help especially for him so he could teach ICT better.
Aside from showing gratitude for the heartwarming donations, Owura also shared that there are still so many schools that have the same case like them. He also asked for donations on behalf of those schools.
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