Samsung Solar Powered Internet Schools
27 October 2011, 17:23
Samsung Africa on Wednesday unveiled a continental project
to boost computer literacy and expand internet access at the basic education
level with a Solar Powered Internet School model.
The model features an exclusively solar-powered, mobile and
completely independent classroom designed for use in remote rural areas with
limited or no access to electricity, was unveiled on a pilot project in South
The pioneering project at the Samsung Engineering Academy in
Boksburg, South Africa is also set to be replicated in other parts of Africa
including Kenya, in remote rural areas where there is limited or no access to
In a statement to News24 Kenya, Robert Ngeru, Samsung
Electronics East Africa Business Leader said that plans for a similar Kenyan
launch are in high gear as Samsung races to support initiatives geared at
raising computer literacy in East Africa.
- News24 Kenya