Mobilink joins h and s with DIL for literacy initiative
March 3rd, 2012 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORT IBD: Mobilink has partnered with Developments in Literacy (DIL) to set up a Computer Lab at the DIL Model School in the Khuda ki Basti community in Kala Shah Kaku near Sheikhupura.
As part of the partnership, DIL will provide the IT curriculum and teacher training, while Mobilink has provided the hardware and equipment for this.
Mobilink has sponsored a total of ten computer systems, one printer, twenty audio headsets and ten webcams for online lessons. This hardware has been handed over to the school management by Mobilink Torchbearers during a recently held ceremony.
On the occasion, Omar Manzur, Director Public Relations and CSR Mobilink, said, “As Pakistans premier cellular services provider, we are fully cognizant of the importance of IT literacy for the economic development of the country and bridging the digital divide.”
The DIL Model School is located in Khuda Ki Basti, which is a community housing project of “Saiban” a local NGO. The housing scheme is for the low income group of Sheikhupura, located in Kala Shah Kakoo.
The Mobilink Foundation remains committed towards leading social responsibility in Pakistan, with a history of helping the deserving across the country.
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