NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Information
Communication Technology (ICT) Authority, Huawei Technologies, TotoSci and
E-Mentoring Africa on Friday announced a new project to empower street
The unique partnership will empower over 400 vulnerable students of Bosco
School in Karen, on the outskirts of Nairobi, through providing technology,
technology skills, science education, soft skills, life skills and
Adam Lane, a public relations officer of Huawei, said in Nairobi that
through the program, 60 Huawei tablets will be donated for use by the
students in their studies and education, and that eMentoring Africa will
provide mentoring, soft skills, life skills and entry-level technology
skills for the students while TotoSci will provide a tailor-made curriculum
based on experiential learning and a science and coding kit.
The project is part of the corporate social responsibility program of the
Connected Kenya Summit that took place on Oct. 22-24.
The summit, organized by the ICT Authority, is celebrating its 10th
year and has a tradition of always supporting local communities and youth.
The annual event brought together over 500 ICT-thought leaders and experts
under one roof in the spirit of collaboration and partnerships to catalyze
the use of ICT in participating in Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big
Four agenda of universal healthcare, affordable housing, food security and