We received an arduino kit donated for an engineering student with an interest in computer programming who has been in the tuberculosis ward for over a year in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He has been considering leaving the ward to return to school, continuing with engineering. This would be a bad choice, a deadly one for himself and a high risk for the students that he would be in class with, however, being in the ward for that length of time, it is completely understandable why he wants to leave. Conditions are poor and people pass away on a regular basis. We are trying to find something to keep his mind focused and feed his desire to learn. If there is anyone who is fluent in French and would like to be available for him to ask questions about simple or eventually more complex operations and set-ups of the arduino it would be a incredible and give him the opportunity of interacting with people in a constructive environment. He has a laptop and internet access at the clinic. Please let me know if you are interested or know someone who might be. Thank you so much.
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