Wisconsin Rapids, WI - November 20, 2007 - In the spirit of the holiday season, Renaissance Learning, Inc. and Generation for Change and Growth (GCG), a non-profit aid organization, announced today the launch of a joint humanitarian program called AlphaSmarts for Africa.

In an effort to help teach fundamental skills to students in areas where illiteracy rates are as high as 93%, the partnership will provide schools in Northern Kenya with donated AlphaSmart laptops for use in classrooms, preparing students for today's high-tech world. The organizations have set a goal to reach 10,000 donated laptops by the end of March 2008.



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