Kenya earmarks $140 million to connect public primary schools to the Internet

Kenya’s ICT ministry is partnering with the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to bring Internet connectivity to 1000 public primary schools in Kenya. The government has earmarked about Ksh15 billion (~$140 million) to achieve this aim.

From September 2020, the funds will reportedly be used to lay fibre optic cables, build computer laboratories, buy tablets for pupils and train teachers under the country’s Digital Learning Project.

Read more: Techpoint.Africa



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