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Kids Computer Coding Club, Aru CoderDojo, receives Raspberry Pi donation from Aruba Bank

ORANJESTAD, Aruba – 2022 presented the gift that kept on giving for the computer coding kids of the Aru CoderDojo club thanks to the donation of Raspberry Pi computers made by Aruba Bank NV to the Full Stack Vision Foundation.

Aruba Bank NV donated ten  Raspberry Pi single-board computers to Full Stack Vision Foundation of which five were gifted to children of the Aruban community and two were given to Pius X School in Dakota for their students.

The Raspberry Pi recipients who are all active Aru CoderDojo club members that have continued to showcase outstanding computer coding skills are the following: Dacian Coffy, Ruarth Lampe, Harshaan Lulla, Avastha Motyani, and Sehej Motyani.

The remaining three Raspberry Pi computers are being utilized during the Aru CoderDojo sessions at both the Oranjestad and San Nicolas locations of the local library, Biblioteca Nacional Aruba.

Aru CoderDojo sessions were actively hosted on a biweekly basis at Biblioteca Nacional Aruba for the entire academic year of 2021/2022 where children of Aruba, ages 7 to 17 years, could attend the club for free.

Full Stack Vision Foundation expresses their deepest gratitude to Aruba Bank for the donation of the ten Raspberry Pi computers. Thanks to this gift numerous children of Aruba are continuing to enhance their digital intelligence and computer skills.

Aru CoderDojo

Aru CoderDojo marks the official membership of Aruba within the global CoderDojo community. The free computer coding sessions that are hosted by Aru CoderDojo are called a Dojo and the participants are called ninjas. During the Dojo, ninjas learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, and games, and explore technology in a fun and creative way. 

Aruba Bank NV

Aruba Bank NV is an Aruba-based investment bank and financial services company that was established in 1925. Known as Aruba’s oldest bank, they offer retail, commercial, corporate, international banking, and insurance services.

Full Stack Vision Foundation

Full Stack Vision Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a focus on developing skills for future jobs in the borderless economy by making Aruba digitally intelligent. Full Stack Vision executes their vision and mission through the education of Aruba’s youth and children, as well as industry professionals, with a focus on 21st-century skills.



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