Airtel Uganda, on Thursday rewarded top performing Primary Leaving Exam (PLE) pupils with starter packages as they transition to Secondary School.
This activity was held at St. Posiano Kyamula in Makindye, Kampala one of the adopted schools under the Airtel Cares Program that aims to increase access and outcomes from education.
Since 2012, Airtel Uganda has rewarded 1st graders who have attained 4- 12 aggregates in their PLE, and this year, it will reward 22 pupils from St. Posiano Kyamula – Makindye Division, Sseke Primary School – Lwengo District, Nanfugaki Primary School – Jinja District and Ndeeba Church of Uganda Primary School – In Kayunga District. These are some of the Airtel Cares adopted schools in Uganda.
Airtel currently has four schools under its Adopted schools’ program. Under the initiative, Airtel supports activities like rewarding top performers, infrastructure upgrades, and connecting all the Adopted schools to the internet.
Additionally, the schools are part of the 60 rural schools Airtel aims to connect to the internet and increase digital learning in celebration of Uganda’s 60th Independence anniversary.