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A PC presented in overseas computer education support activities arrives in Malawi

The Embassy of Japan in the country recently contacted us that 50 desktop PCs presented to the Republic of Malawi arrived safely as part of the overseas computer education support activities (IDCE) that the KCG Group has been working on for many years.I hope it will be used to promote IT education in the country.

Held a computer presentation ceremony for the Republic of Malawi at the 10th anniversary ceremony of the Kyoto University of Information Sciences held at the Kyoto University of Information Science (KCGI) on November 1, 2013. I handed the catalog from the president of KCG Gakuin, Kyoko Hasegawa, to the deputy deputy deputy deputy president of Rosemary Kanyuka.At the presentation ceremony, Deputy Ambassador Rosemary said, “There is a problem in the Republic of Malawi that computer education is serious and IT education cannot be fully promoted.By receiving donations, we can expect not only the progress of IT education in Japan, but also young people will be able to learn about events around the world through the Internet.I would like to thank KCG again and hope to continue to cooperate in the future. ”

Computer donation to the Republic of Malawi is the third support following the 1998 desktop and 222 laptop computers and the 2009 desktop 15 computers.

IDCE is a project that supports computer education in developing countries, started in 1989 by the KCG Group.The personal computers used at the academy were donated to developing countries, and they were used to develop and penetrate computer literacy education in developing countries in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology. In line with the donation, we continue to accept trainees and dispatch experts.To date, the number of donated computers has exceeded 3,000.The target countries are Thailand, Ghana, Poland, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Peru, Sri Lanka, China, Brunei, Malawi, Nigeria, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Eritrea, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea The total is 23 countries.In 2006, these activities were evaluated, and Dr. Atsuko Hasegawa received the “Special Award for International Cooperation” from the Japan ITU Association (International Telecommunication Union), one of the specialized agencies of the United Nations.