Rwandan teachers are set to advance technology wise as they teach in schools. The development comes after Africa Smart Investments Distribution (ASI-D), a lead distributor of ‘Made in Rwanda’ Positivo BGH laptops targets to equip 80,000 teachers with laptops through Smart Teacher Initiative.
Smart Teacher Initiative that was officially unveiled by Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi and Minister for Education Dr. Papias Malimba Musafili, is a creation born out of the partnership between Africa Smart Investments Distribution,Ministry of Education, Rwanda Education Board, UMWALIMU SACCO and Airtel Rwanda. The initiative will equip teachers with brand new Positivo BGH laptops across the country, plus an Airtel internet modem loaded with 2 years unlimited internet.
To acquire the laptops and modems, teachers will apply for loans from UMWALIMU SACCO, payable in 24 easy installments (2 years) while paying 13,920 RWF per month inclusive of Bank Interest. Once the loan is approved, Umwalimu SACCO will pay the amount to Africa Smart Investments – Distribution and a laptop with a modem loaded with 24 months internet will be delivered to Umwalimu SACCO branch for pickup.
“We are excited to empower teachers by equipping them with Positivo BGH Laptops of the latest technology to enable them do their work and we have no doubt that they will deliver efficiently while they prepare content for students using these laptops”, Chairman for Africa Smart Investments-Distribution, Francois Karenzi also commended.
Africa Smart Investment – Distribution (ASI-D) is a smart devices and technologies distribution company that focuses on Value Addition Services, founded in Rwanda with operation across African continent.
Positivo BGH Rwanda recently established in Rwanda is a manufacturer and distributor of PCs and other electronic products both for education and comfort purposes.