Over 40,000 students will benefit from Huawei’s online learning center initiative
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. has consciously and consistently made great efforts to support the development of Nigeria due to the astronomical growth of the youth population. The 21st century has seen rapid advances in technology revolutionize the world and Nigeria is no slouch.
Huawei’s vision in Nigeria is to create an ICT ecosystem that will form the basis of the digitalization plan in the near future. This is important given that the advancement of knowledge in digital technology will facilitate the national plan for economic diversification and also provide employment opportunities for young Nigerians.
Huawei has been present on Nigerian soil for over 21 years. The company has donated state-of-the-art ICT equipment to over 20 schools and ICT educational institutions across Nigeria as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).
One of them was the renovation of the ICT lab donated to the Government Secondary School in Ilorin, Kwara State. Speaking to the press, the National President of the Former Boys Association said he gladdens the hearts of students and teachers at the great institution to know that students can communicate, create, broadcast, store and manage digitally. information while teaching and learning via ICT.
The lives of students at Ogedengbe Science High School have been affected by the kind gesture of Huawei, one of the oldest schools in Ilesa, Osun State, in providing new science labs, internally generated electricity, water supply, tables and chairs. The school’s principal, Ms. Felicia Orimoogunje, commended Huawei for supporting Nigeria’s development through technological innovation, knowledge transfer, talent training and CSR activities. She said Huawei has enhanced the knowledge and exposure of more than seven hundred high school students and set them on a path to success in the near future.
Recently, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, in partnership with the Special Intervention Program on Communal and Societal Development (SIPCOD) upgraded and equipped an online learning center with 58 state-of-the-art computers, among others at Sardauna Memorial College , Kaduna State. This gesture was to enable students to compete favorably in the global world.
The Principal of the school, Mr. Jamare Tukar, said that since the upgrade of the online learning center, the teachers have had an amazing time imparting knowledge to 1,022 students. Students can now compete favorably with their counterparts around the world. He further explained that the e-learning center has helped a lot in bridging the information, communication and technology (ICT) gap in the school.
Huawei has remained committed to the lives of Nigerians from different social classes. Through Huawei’s CSR programs, many opportunities have been provided to students in Nigeria. Students now have a chance to succeed in ICT. Huawei will continue to invest in this collaboration with various schools. Beneficiaries of this initiative are expected to increase significantly and continuously as various e-learning centers are built across Nigeria.