Huawei Donates Smartphones to Pupils with Impairment

Huawei Consumer Business Group Uganda on Thursday handed over 24 smartphones to pupils of the Uganda School for the Deaf- Ntinda, see to help them through their education and daily activities. The smartphones were given to pupils in classes between Primary Five (P5) and Primary Seven (P7).

This was during the 10th edition of the MTN ‘21 days of Y’ello Care’, a staff volunteerism project  that aims to drive access to education, particularly through the digitalization of teaching and learning in the countries where the telecom giant operates. This year’s project is themed “Investing in Education for All”.

Mr. Derek Liu TeGuang, the Huawei Uganda Account Manager said; “Huawei as an organization is dedicated to supporting and investing in the future of Uganda through the young. Regardless of the condition any child might be in, they are entitled to education and above all access to technology that helps widen their thinking.”

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He further thanked MTN Uganda for granting Huawei Uganda an opportunity to partner with them and help change lives of the children in Uganda.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Mbwosi Jackson the Head teacher Uganda School for the Deaf-Ntinda thanked MTN along with its partners such as Huawei Uganda, Fenix International and Simba telecom among others for taking the initiative to help the pupils of the school.

“These phones that Huawei has given us today will be used by the pupils mainly over the weekends and during their free time to send text messages to their parents to let them know they are well and also to do some academic research,” Mbwosi said.


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