"Furthering its mission to empower youth through communication
technology, Vodacom Business Nigeria hosted fifty-six students from the
S.S. Peter & Paul Nursery and Primary School, Ikate Elegushi on a
special tour of the company's facilities to learn about the cloud
computing and the technology behind e-learning." continues AllAfrica.com.
The students of the S.S. Peter & Paul Nursery and Primary School run by Loving Gaze, an independent non-profit organization, that serves the unprivileged communities in Lagos State, were given the opportunity to learn about new communication technologies and their importance to education.
As a practical demonstration of e-learning, the primary five students aged between nine and eleven were introduced to virtual classroom and also communicated with their classmates placed in separate conference rooms located on different floors of the building.
Abu Etu, Senior Manager: Product Portfolio, Vodacom Business Nigeria said, "We promote the education and training for students at primary level of education, empowering them at a much earlier stage of their lives. It is part of our responsibility to prepare these young ones for the post - digital age which will demand technical knowledge and skills".