Computers for Global STEM Education

Connect with Tech is a non-profit organization focused on leveling the STEM playing field by starting and maintaining long-term computer science courses in rural schools around the world.

In the summer of 2017, we had the opportunity to launch our first ever computer program with Hope International School in Moshi, Tanzania. The students, teachers and administration have expressed immense gratitude for the program. Prior to Connect with Tech, the school didn’t have computers, let alone a computer science curriculum. CWT has revolutionized the education at this school for years to come.

How Much Does it Take to Make an Impact
$120 buys and refurbishes one computer which provides 3 students with 5+ years of CS learning

Where Our Funding Goes
100% of our funds go towards buying and shipping computers.

Our Curriculum
We offer one of the best computer science curriculums to our teachers and their students. The teacher has 24/7 access to us for questions about the code or the course. We work with the teacher throughout the year to ensure the curriculum consistently meets the students' needs.

2019 Funding Goals
5 more computers to expand program in Tanzania
Start programs in Venezuela, Burundi, and Peru (10 computers x 3 schools)
Shipping costs for 4 packages

We Appreciate Your Donation
For donations $1-25, we will send you an email with a picture of how grateful the students are to receive the computers.

For donations +$25, we will email you periodic newsletters filled with pictures updating you on the students progress in addition to the previous tier.

For donations +$75, we will give you access to the student's end of the year projects in addition to the previous tier.

For donations +$120, we will mail you pictures of the students and send a video of the students thanking you in addition to the previous tier.

Our Status
We are currently working to get our official 501(c)(3) status in the state of New York.

Our Team
We are based out of Cornell University. Our founder, Karina Popovich, started Connect with Tech after seeing the impact of computer science on the children she taught in her community. Karina will be using these funds to purchase and ship the computers to their appropriate schools using a reliable service such as FedEx. To carry out the shipping process, Karina will communicate directly with the principals of each respective school and will ensure that each package reaches its destination.


  • Anonymous 
    • $120 
    • 2 mos
  • Karina Popovich 
    • $5 
    • 3 mos

Fundraising team (2)

Karina Popovich 
Raised $125 from 2 donations
Brooklyn, NY
Jenna Fields 
Team member
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