Airtel Kenya to exapnd free internet for schools programme to Aquinas High School

Airtel Kenya, in partnership with the Computer for Schools Kenya (CFSK) and the Nairobi County Government, will tomorrow launch of the Airtel Free Internet for Schools at the Aquinas High School.

(TOP: JoyWo trainers looking at one of the tablets provided in the BRCK KIO Kits that will traverse various counties to offer digital literacy skills to women and high school students. Airtel supports digital literacy programmes in peri- urban and urban communities across Kenya by offering more routers and 3G connectivity to ensure free internet connection services to the Intel Mobile Caravan under the She Will Connect program).  

Below are the event details:

Event:                 Airtel Free Internet for Schools Launch     

Venue:                Aquinas High School

Date:                    Wednesday, 5th April, 2017

Time:                    9:00am

In attendance will be:

Ø  Anne Lokidor, Nairobi County Executive for Education and ICT, Youth and Social Services.

Ø  Prasanta Das Sarma, Airtel Kenya CEO

Ø  Dr. Tom Musili, Founding Director, Computer for Schools Kenya

Through the free internet for schools programme, Airtel Kenya intends to reach 1 million students in all counties across the country. The telco also works with British Council and Global Peace Foundation (GPF) to provide free internetconnection to over 60 Hubs located in schools around the country.

The high speed broadband access for the hubs guarantees teachers and students limitless new educational opportunities. The Hubs in Schools serve as ICT Centres for teachers, students and wider communities.

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