by Leon Foundation on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 8:05am

At an overwhelming and remarkable ceremony on November 16, 20012, Dr. Joyce Leon-Gomez, President and Founder of LEON Foundation, donated 10 computers Liteon 24x Sata I HAS124, 10 monitors AQC LED 18.5 inches, 10 Stabilizer Forza 1200 VA, 10 kit Genius Multimedia KB, 10 Processor AMD 2.8GHZ, 10 Main board Astrock GF Nvidia 7025, 10 hard drive 500GB Segate Sata3 6GB, 10 Memory DDR3 2GB, 10 case Prescott Halion 600W, software windows 7 ultimate and antivirus to the Juan Pablo II School in the community of Moron, Chaclacayo-Peru. The donation has a value of 17,550 nuevos soles, (6,500 dollars). During the ceremony, Dr. Leon announced that, in response to the Juan Pablo II Director's call to help education of under privileged students, LEON Foundation is answering and reaffirming the request and continue the mission that LEON Foundation has with children of Peru which is to support student’s education through technology.

Dr. Leon said, "The donation of these computers will make a big difference for the children at Juan Pablo II School. Access to this equipment will help prepare them for the 21st Century. They will now be able to learn the high-tech skills, elevate their creativity, increase research and investigation, be interconnected with the world and learn about other cultures.”

Students from Juan Pablo II School of Moron now have access to technology. The school enrollment is 520 students. Donation of computers to schools has been, and will continue to be, a part of LEON Foundation’s overall plan to help the students of Peru to improve their education.

Also, November 16th was a very special day for LEON Foundation and for Juan Pablo II School by presenting the Awards and Diplomas to five students that won the contest “Knowing My District.” The 1st place was for Bertha Maricel Vilchez Peralta winner of a Samsung 10MP Digital Camera, the 2nd place was for Cristian Gonzalo Castro Yance, winner of a Cannon Digital Camera 7MP, the 3rd place was presented to Saul Roy Abregu Palomino winner of $75 dollars. The 4th place was presented to Brayan Alexander Llantoy Moreno winner of $50 dollars and the 5th place was given to Julio Cesar Perez Cotrina winner of $30 dollars.

LEON Foundation awarded plaques to Lic. Marcelo Del Carpio, Director of Juan Pablo II School, Lic. Eduardo Esteban Hinostroza Veliz, Computer teacher, Lic. Edwin Miller Torres Damas, Math teacher, Prof. Carmen Carhuallanqui Aliaga and Prof. Olga Huiza Quispe teachers of Juan Pablo II School who supervised and guided students in the contest “Knowing My District.”

The Director of Juan Pablo II School Marcelo del Carpio, extended his deepest appreciation to the LEON Foundation and all persons connected with the LEON Foundation who have contributed to this great act of generosity. “With your generosity and support, we look forward to a bright future for the Juan Pablo II students” he emphatically expressed to Dr. Leon.


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