Airtel Networks Zambia has donated computers worth of K20, 000 to St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf in Lufwanyama.
Copperbelt Province Minister said: “Airtel has for the last few years been providing support to various schools countrywide. Today we are here in Lufwanyama to witness the donation of 4 desktop computers worth K20, 000. It goes without saying that these computers will help to improve the quality of learning for the pupils.”
He said the donation was a clear testimony of Airtel’s determination to reach out to the community and render assistance where it is needed, and that the spirit of Corporate Social Responsibility should be encouraged.
The Senior Teacher of St Joseph’s School, Charles Chalata said the donation would go a long way to improve the provision of quality pupil’s learning and computer literacy.
“On behalf of St Joseph’s School, I would like to thank Airtel for this generous gesture. We have struggled with resources that can enhance the learning of the deaf pupils of St. Joseph’s School. We only hope other organizations can do more initiatives like this to assist us” he said.
Airtel Networks Zambia Plc. Distribution Manager Wyson Lungu said that the donation affirmed the entity’s commitment to work with the Government in various developmental projects across the country.
“We would like to take every opportunity to express our commitment to be a part of the growth and development of the communities in which we operate through our various Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives that focus on health, education, environment and youth empowerment,” he said.