The Ruparelia Foundation through Kampala Parents’ School has donated 10 computers to African Institute for Investigative Journalism to facilitate home-based learning as schools remain closed due to Covid-19 lockdown.
The donation was handed over to Mr. Solomon Sserwanja the Institute’s Executive Director by Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia one of the directors of Ruparelia Foundation who was also represented by Mrs. Daphine Kato the Principal Kampala Parents School and Mr. Gareth Onyango the General Manager Premier Advertising.
While handing over the computers, Onyango said the donation by Ruparelia Foundation is meant to support E-learning in schools in order to help students to access classwork and digital learning resources online while schools are closed.
He noted that Ruparelia Foundation recognizes the importance of education adding that in any endeavor are committed to help support this mission by giving back to the communities through such assistances.
On his part, Solomon Sserwanja also thanked Ruparelia Foundation for extending a hand and said that the computers will help the beneficiaries to access technology and continue with their classes during the lockdown.
African Institute for Investigative Journalism is a media organization focusing on providing investigative journalism at home on the African continent.
The Ruparelia Foundation is the charity arm of the Ruparelia Group. It was founded in 2012 and has so far supported over 600 charitable causes including start ups, environmental conservation, sports, general welfare, health, religious charity and animal conservation among others.
It was founded by Dr. Sudhir and his wife Jyostna Ruparelia. Other trustees are Rajiv, Sheena, Meera and Naiya Ruparelia.