Airtel Kenya has donated 25 computers to facilitate e-learning for students at Nyamira Girls Secondary School in Bondo District. The Company will also fund the rehabilitation of infrastructure at the school as part of its program to enhance learning amongst students in Kenya.
As part of the programme, Airtel is working in collaboration with the Camara Foundation, a volunteer organization dedicated to using technology to deliver education more effectively in African communities to provide the computer hardware. Airtel will also pay for the computers and improvement of the school’s computer labs to ensure connectivity and access to the learning materials by the students in safe and comfortable learning environment. The computers come fully loaded with the current education curriculum.
“Our engagement in the development of education in Kenya is in line with Bharti Airtel’s Corporate Social Responsibility vision to uplift the standard of living in the communities through the improvement of infrastructure in the institutions, ensuring access to better quality education for the students and communities in general,” said Airtel Kenya’s chief operating officer Shivan Bhargava.
Nyamira Girls Secondary School headmistress Mrs. Jennifer Andedo, was grateful to Airtel saying that the school has been touched by the commitment, generosity and interest that Airtel has shown to the students and the community in Nyamira though this initiative while adding that the computers will go a long way in ensuring that the students receive quality education and exposure to technological expertise that will provide them with a great start to further their education in the digital era in education.
Airtel is also assisting other schools in Kenya including Kimuchu Primary school in Thika Municipality and Kipeto Primary School in Kajiado in line with the firm’s ‘Our School’ Corporate Social Responsibility initiative.