The private sector has been called upon to complement President Robert Mugabeâ€™s Schools Computerisation Programme to ensure the realisation of computer literate youths and for the development of the education sector.Â
The call comes at a time when the government is prioritising the revitalisation of the education sector through the sourcing and introduction of modern learning facilities including computers.
The Masimirembwa Foundation, comprising a number of business people, recently donated a generator to Mabvuku High School so that students will not be disrupted by power outages during computer lessons.
Zanu PF Central Committee member and Deputy Chairperson of the Masimirembwa Foundation, Cde Right Munyaradzi Banda said it is important that the private sector support the Presidentâ€™s Schools Computerisation Programme given its significance in improving the learning standards in schools.
Mabvuku High School Headmaster, Mr Josiah Mbirimi expressed gratitude at the support extended to the school by the Masimirembwa Foundation and urged other members of the business community to take the public private partnerships in the education sector seriously.
Several rural and urban schools benefited under the computerisation programme, which is the brain child of the Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, President Robert Mugabe.