Stanford students provide laptops for children around country

Bridging Tech founders Isabel Wang and Margot Bellon work to match homeless and low-income students with refurbished laptops, a need that’s grown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2:17 | 12/03/20

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Now to a perfect story I this season of giving. So many schools, of course, are using virtual learning for safety right now. But there are millions of students who don't have the computers to connect to their remote classes. Well, two students saw that need and they found a way to help. Bridging tech is the brainchild of Isabel Wang and Margo and they match families with refurbished laptops theirs to keep a need borne out of the pandemic. Lrndz 11 millions students in the United States do not have a laptop so the digital divide is more acute than ever. Reporter: Their fund already donating over 400 laptops in. San Francisco area that need them the most.th the help of corporate device donations as well as Ng from over ten countries around the world, ranging from 5 to $5,000, the sky is the limit. We plan on givinger 400 laptops to learning within the next two months. Reporter: They've enlisted the help of over 30 volunteers. We have all hands on deck today. Reporter: Mostly felony Stanford fellow classmates, local high school students and local nonprofit partners, together they make sure the computers are functioning properly so they can get connected and get online as soon as possible. A lot of the families have never owned a computer so this gift is a way for them to connect with their school but with their peers, with, you know, gives them a sense. Men tall health and the families a little bit of stability. Reporter: Not just laptops. Bridging tech also launched tutoring and mentorship programs that specialize in areas like computer science. We got six today. This is great. Reporter: Wang and Bellon hoping to continue expanding the program to other areas around the country and to change as many lives as they can along the Younger than 2013 is viable technology for us to refurb other but otherwise we can really exchange a lot of this technology with local refurbishers so everything helps. We hope that bridging tech is here to stay. Giving tech, I love it. Good on those two college students, giving stuff away.

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