Peril in the Amazon during Covid 19

Just before Covid-19 began dominating headlines around the world, Dana Rensi, Powering Potential’s Regional Director for Latin America, was back at work in the San Francisco School located in the Belen District of Iquitos, Peru. A brand new SPARC lab with 25...

The New SPARC+ Lab at Sazira Secondary School

Thanks to a generous grant of $13,000 from the Collegiate Church Corporation, a private donation by tech entrepreneur Charlie Wood and $3,800 of in-kind services, in October we successfully upgraded the SPARC lab in Sazira Secondary School to a SPARC+ lab of 20...

PEF Nominated for Energy Globe World Award 2019

Our sister organization, the Potential Enhancement Foundation (PEF), was 1 of 3 organizations nominated in September for the Energy Globe World Award in the Youth Category for their Educating Through Technology program. PEF was also among 24 organizations known for...

A New SPARC lab in the Peruvian Amazon

After more than a decade of dedicated work in Tanzania, we turned our sights to the Peruvian Amazon this summer with a pilot expansion of our award-winning SPARC (Solar-Powered Access to Raspberry Pi Computing) program. The San Francisco Rio Itaya School in Iquitos,...