Airtel Malawi has donated 10 brand new computers to Chilobwe Community Technical College in Blantyre as means of supporting the education sector by equipping various institutions with much needed resources, like Chilobwe community college, which was supplied with 10 desktop computers worth K6 million.
“As Airtel we basically have some money that we set aside in Airtel Money Trust fund. So we use such funds by going back to the community. This time we want to develop the education sector particularly the ICT sector in Community colleges, hence this donation.” said Norrah Chirwa who is the institution’s corporate communications officer.
Accepting the donation, Principal of the College Renox Nkhoma expressed his gratitude to Airtel Malawi for extending a their hand to help the institution. “We are very thankful to Airtel for the donation. These computers will help teachers to transform their practices by providing improved educational content and more effective teaching and learning processes through provision of more interactive educational materials that increase learner’s motivation,” said the Principal.
Chilobwe Community College is among 11 Technical Colleges that are supposed to get a donation of 10 computers from Airtel Malawi after being recommended by Directorate of Technical and Vocational Training at the Ministry of Education. Prior to the donation at Chilobwe, Kapondo Community Technical College (CTC) in Lilongwe got 10 computers while Nsambwali Primary school received 75 desks.