Zong units up digital lab at The Star College in Okara

KARACHI: Zong has partnered with The Star College in Okara’s Wasawewala locality to arrange a digital lab within the college, an announcement stated.

In pursuit of its “let’s go digital” mission, Zong will facilitate the varsity with a pc lab for digital and curriculum studying, it added.

“The digital lab in Wasawewala College is aimed toward decreasing the digital divide that continues to be huge, particularly among the many underserved segments of Pakistani society. The initiative is according to the nation’s imaginative and prescient of Digital Pakistan of which Zong is a key enabler,” Zong’s official spokesperson stated.

“This is without doubt one of the many steps we have now taken and plan to absorb the longer term to digitally empower the Pakistani lots and open the doorways of alternatives for them,” he added.

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Presently, the registered elementary college for ladies has a pc curriculum and academics however lacks computer systems to virtually be taught and follow. The digital lab arrange by Zong will plug this hole and permit the younger college students and their academics to entry digital schooling and match their tempo with the world by way of trendy schooling.

Chairperson of The Star College Wasawewala campus Gul-e-Mariam stated: “Poverty, socio-cultural limitations and highly effective gender norms within the patriarchal rural system provides to the issues of feminine literacy. To alleviate poverty and enhance feminine literacy, therefore financial empowerment, we have to educate our ladies in rural areas.”

“Digitalising Wasawewala women’ college has opened avenues of consciousness and doorways of alternative to females of Wasawewala in addition to the encircling areas. We purpose to conduct consciousness periods on well being, schooling and join class rooms from city faculties to our rural college campus.”

“We specific our gratitude to the Zong group for his or her help in spreading the sunshine of information and attempting to bridge the digital divide between city and rural faculties,” she added.

Zong’s has accelerated its efforts to advertise digital schooling in Pakistan. Just lately, the corporate joined fingers with Punjab Expertise Growth Fund (PSDF) to launch a web based course referred to as ‘Learn how to E-lance’.

The efforts are aimed toward increasing the digital studying outreach and help much more younger folks, particularly ladies, who face mobility and security challenges to get digitally related and set up on-line careers.

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