|Tigua Achievement Center at Ysleta del Sur Pueblo in El Paso, TX|
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SeniorNet is pleased to announce the opening of the Tigua Achievement Center at Ysleta del Sur Pueblo in El Paso, TX on August 21, 2007. Located at the Tigua Education Center (11100 Santos Sanchez, El Paso, TX 79927), the center provides computer and Internet access, education and training for reservation residents of all ages.
The Tigua Achievement Center is the third of five Achievement Centers to be opened as part of Hope and Harmony for Humanity, a collaborative, grant-based initiative of IBM, the Native American Chamber of Commerce, SeniorNet and the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, designed to bring computer technology access and education to low-income and remote Native American reservations across the United States. In the past year, the collaborative has opened Achievement Centers on the Blackfeet Nation in Browning, Montana and for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Cass Lake, Minnesota.