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MTN Foundation commissions ICT Centre at Pwalugu

Bolgatanga, July 21, GNA – Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana Foundation in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has commissioned a 20-Seater Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre at Pwalugu in the Talensi District.

Bolgatanga, July 21, GNA – Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana Foundation in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has commissioned a 20-Seater Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre at Pwalugu in the Talensi District.

The effort is to enhance the teaching and learning of ICT among students of the area.

The facility would also render mobile banking services and secretarial services such as typing and photocopies to the Pwalugu community and its environs.

Commissioning the Project at Pwalugu, Mr Robert Kuzoe, the Executive Secretary of the Foundation, said the commissioning of the ICT centre, formed part of an initiative to furnish ten ICT centres across the ten regions in the country.

He said they would be furnished with 220 desktops computers, ten laptops, ten projectors, ten colour printers, ten photocopiers, ten scanners and furniture. 

The Executive Secretary said the MTN Foundation has invested about 75 major educational projects which include the construction of 28 ICT centres across the country.

He said the effort was to help bridge existing infrastructural gaps and that the Foundation took it upon itself as part of its Cooperate Social Responsibility to provide the facility in many of the deprived areas in the ten regions.

Mr Alosibah Azam, the Assemblyman for the Pwalugu Electoral Area, commended MTN for the support and said it would help provide ICT training and services to students and teachers in the seven catchment communities in the area.

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