Windhoek, 24 March 2021 – Telecom Namibia is narrowing the knowledge and information gap with a recent donation of 10MBPS connection and 2x computers to the Okamatapati Combined school.
The school is located in a rural community, 100 km east of Okakarara and has a total population of 835 pupils and 35 teachers. We upgraded the schools 4 mbps line to 10 mbps to aid in the provision of E-Learning for disadvantaged learners.
The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic across the world has profoundly altered mode of teaching and learning, with this donation Telecom Namibia aims to bridge the digital divide by assisting the school to remain connected with key stakeholders in the education sphere, while providing a means for learners to complete learning modules online.
In the picture: Alex Tjikua, Telecom Namibia PABX Specialist (R), hands over the equipment to Mr. B. U Kaapehi, Principal (L) of Okamatapati Combined School and pupils.
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