Education

MTN Foundation Equips Secondary Schools in Mukono With Computers

In a bid to improve and uplift the standard of education in Uganda, MTN Uganda through its MTN Foundation has Tuesday donated computers to over 5 secondary schools in Mukono district.

Headteachers of the beneficiary Schools posing for a group photo after receiving the computers

Speaking during the donation ceremony held at Namilyango College, the state Minister for Sports said that ICT acts as a tool which enhances education and complements the teaching class.

Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi speaking at the ceremony

Bakabulindi implored the young people to get interested in the wide range of resources that exist on the web as such platforms can complement research and lower the costs incurred on the purchase and printing of learning materials.

Bakkabulindi said that, “For schools which are going to receive the computer tools, this is the beginning of the long journey of knowledge and the accumulation of skills development,”

He also thanked MTN for giving back to the community and impacting many lives.

Students entertaining guests

The 5 secondary schools which benefited from the project include; Namilyango College,Kasawo Secondary School, Sir Apollo Kaggwa senior secondary School, St. Charles Lwanga Senior Secondary School and Kasana Vocational School.

Some of the beneficiary schools include Namilyango College and Kasawo SS among others

While making his remarks at the event, Sen Somdev, MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer said that its always a good idea when companies combine efforts to work together as a group in achieving a common goal.

“The journey to developing the Country is a shared one and that’s the reason partnerships are quite symbolic of the good that people, corporate companies and institutions of our country can do when we combine our efforts.”

Sen Somdev,MTN Uganda acting Chief Marketing Officer making remarks at the donation ceremony held Tuesday at Namilyango College in Mukono District
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He added that,”MTN Uganda is delighted to be part of such a noble initiative. Through our Corporate Social Responsibility arm; the MTN Foundation has and continues to be at the fore front of driving ICT literacy in Schools all over Uganda.

Students learning ICT inside the MTN ICT learning Bus
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