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Dec 14, 2018 | Business & Finance

MTN Foundation Hands Over Refurbished e-Library To Takoradi Technical University

By Modern Ghana
Robert Kuzoe and Prof John Frank Eshun cutting the tape to open the e-library
Robert Kuzoe and Prof John Frank Eshun cutting the tape to open the e-library

MTN Ghana Foundation has handed over a fully refurbished e-Library worth GH¢375,196.00 to the Takoradi Technical University (TTU). The facility comes with 100 desktop computers, 35 UPS, two laptops and 100 chairs, and will benefit thousands of students of the university.

The provision of the e-library was part of activities marking the celebration of MTN Ghana's 11th anniversary.

Executive Secretary of the Foundation, Robert Kuzoe, in his address, said the focus ICT remains critical to MTN's business of brightening lives.

He said, “we recognize that education is important to the development and strengthening of our socio-economic fabric. To this end, the MTN Ghana Foundation has been contributing significantly to this sector by constructing, renovating and furnishing school blocks, building e-libraries and providing valuable connections through ICT. Indeed, through our interventions in the education sector, we strive to ensure that everyone gets the benefits from a modern connected-life.”

He added that the MTN Ghana Foundation for more than a decade has been instrumental in supporting and championing national development efforts.

With Education, Health and Economic Empowerment as focus areas, the MTN Ghana Foundation has invested over $13 million in more than 140 projects across the country impacting more than 4 million lives.

Vice Chancellor for the Takoradi Technical University, Rev. Prof John Frank Eshun, on behalf of the university, expressed his gratitude to the MTN Ghana Foundation for the gesture.

He emphasized that the investment would enhance teaching, learning and research at the university.

With a student and staff population of over 10,000, it's imperative that both students and staff have access to data (books, journals and research materials) online to promote effective teaching and learning which hitherto was limited.

Source: Daily Guide

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