Thejane Malakane, Maseru, Lesotho
Thejane teaches grade 4 at Toloane Primary School near Maseru, Lesotho. He is also the technology expert at his school. This small, landlocked country is mountainous and completed surrounded by South Africa. The remote villages have few resources such as computers or extra reading books. Thejane teaches technology with one internet link phone and a laptop. His students read books outside at the morning meeting each day. Thejane is also a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator. He and Julie met at the 2012 Microsoft Global Forum in Prague, Czech Republic. They most recently saw each other in Phoenix, Arizona while Thejane attended the Mandela Washington Leadership Conference.