Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. In Kenya it was first confirmed on the 12th March 2020 since the beginning of the outbreak in China in December 2019. This lead to immediate closure of all institutions of learning. This has lead to students looking for learning materials online. Hard hit are the form fours students sitting for computer studies project as they need constant guidance from their teacher. Despite the covid-19 hitting the education sector, Mr. Gichai has gone an extra mile to make sure that Students all over Kenya in the 47 Counties can still learn computer studies.
Mr. Gichai a computer teacher in Endarasha boys in Nyeri county Kieni West Sub county has been among the best performers in Computer studies. In Last year 2019 KCSE he managed a mean score of 10.7 A-.
The teacher for instance has taken care of the 2020 KCSE candidates by guiding them on how to tackle Computer project by providing YouTube videos of the last 5 years Computer projects. Through this the students can watch the procedures of how projects are done from start to finish.
On the other hand, the teacher has come up with a website where he uploads assignments and allow the students to upload answers. Online students can visit the site via https://gichaidon.co.ke/
Apart from the website and YouTube channel, he channels his contributions to Whatsapp groups with a total number of more than 1000 computer studies teacher all over Kenya.
Mr Gichai has proved that through modern technologies learning can still take place and reach the students at home.