Assistive technology in Kenya gets cash boost

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Communications and IT solutions provider AccessKenya has announced it has earmarked Kes 7.2 million (approx £50,000) over the next two years to support the use of technology in the delivery of education in the country.

AccessKenya’s Deputy Chief Executive, Kris Senanu, said the firm will provide technology resources and financial support to aid in the growth and adoption of information communication technologies in classrooms for secondary and primary schools.

Senanu was speaking at a media briefing after the firm signed two agreements with inABLE Kenya and Computers for Schools Kenya (CFSK), where the company will provide Kes 6 million to support the ‘Assistive Technology Labs’ project by inABLE Kenya; and Kes 1.2 million for the ‘Enhancing ICT use in Schools’ initiative by CFSK.

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