Microsoft to give Ghana teacher new computer & access to educational services

Brad Stephenson

Owura Kwadwo Hottish teaching Word in Ghana

Microsoft has responded to the Ghanaian teacher who attracted a lot of attention on social media earlier this week when he shared photos of himself drawing Microsoft Word’s UI with chalk on a blackboard to help teach his students about technology even though the classroom had no computer.

Entrepreneur, Rebecca Enonchong, asked Microsoft Africa on Twitter directly if they could help the teacher out and they replied promptly with a promise of giving him a device to use and access to the Microsoft Certified Educator program.

“Supporting teachers to enable digital transformation in education is at the core of what we do,” Microsoft Africa’s tweet stated. “We will equip Owura Kwadwo with a device from one of our partners, and access to our MCE program & free professional development resources on”