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Abia Union in South Africa has said that its has acquired 100 iPads it will donate to some secondary schools in Abia to promote Information Communication Technology.
The President of the union, Mr Chima Umealo,said in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Thursday that the gesture was part of the Information Technology package planned for schools in the state.
Umealo said that the package would have internet service, link students to their mathematics and science teachers to assist them after normal school hours.
He said that some selected schools would benefit from the first set of iPads acquired by the union.
‘The iPad pack project will link the students up in e-learning form to get more information about their future careers.
‘We intend covering many schools in Abia and the state government has reached us to explain how we plan to implement the programme,’ he said.
According to him, funds raised from the food festival, the group will launch in November, will be ploughed to the iPad project.
‘The aim is to make more students benefit from e-learning in our state and determine their future through it. The response from our members in South Africa has been overwhelming and it is our desire to implement the programme,’ he said.
Umealo said that all projects and programmes of the union were inter-linked to achieve good results.
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