MTN-GHANA DONATES 15 COMPUTERS TO ABUOM COMMUNITY SCHOOLS.
Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana last week donated 15 computers and its accessories to the Abuom community in the Asunafo South District of the Ahafo Region.
The computers will serve the Abuom District Assembly Primary and JHS, Abuom Roman Catholic Primary and JHS as well as the Pentecost Preparatory School.
At a short presentation ceremony at Abuom D/A School premises where the ICT lab is situated, Madam Adwoa Baah Obeng, Senior Manager-Branch Network Services said the gesture was in fulfillment of an appeal made to her outfit by Oduerfuor Nana Asare, a radio broadcaster in Kumasi.
She noted that MTN is committed to enhancing the capacity of basic and JHS in the area of information and communication technology (ICT).
Madam Obeng said the quickest form of empowering pupils and students in these modern days was through the use of ICT.
Apart from the convenience computers and the internet service bring to education, the Senior Manager noted that access to information comes in handy with just a click of a button.
She noted that even though the budget was not ready at the time the request for the computers were made, the ICT team of MTN was tasked to assemble some for the schools in Abuom.
The MTN senior manager hoped the availability of the ICT equipment would enhance teaching and learning of the subject which is part of the school curricula in the community.
Speaking at the brief ceremony, Nana Amoako Gyampa, Abuomhene commended MTN for the gesture towards his community.
He also lauded the efforts of the broadcaster, who he noted, was a native of the town for his exemplary show of leadership in securing the equipment for the schools in the town.
On his part, Oduerfuo Nana Asabre thanked MTN for attaching seriousness to his request and enabling the community to have the needed equipment for ICT studies.
The gesture, he noted, would bring far reaching results and push up academic work of schools in the community.