KALONDE NYATI, Lusaka
GET Mbala Reading Initiative has donated computers worth more than K27,000 to promote computer literacy in Mbala.
Get Mbala Reading Initiative founder Pascal Nsokolo said the 10 desktop computers will be provided to St Mary’s College of Education, Mbala High School, Kaka Day Secondary School and the community library. The initiative was launched last year to improve literacy.
Mr Nsokolo said the computers that will be provided to the local community library will result in the establishment of a digital hub.
“The computers will be used to initiate Mbala district’s own ICT (digital hub) at the local community library. It is envisioned that the digital hubs will enhance computer skills among schoolgoing children and young people in the district, and also help inspire them to embrace the role that technology plays in their lives,” he said in a statement.
He also hailed Computers4Africa, a United Kingdom-based Nongovernmental organisation, for partnering with the organisation in the donation of the computers.
Mr Nsokolo said that the digital age has necessitated the need for school-going children, including those in READ MORE