The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Friday, 06 August 2021 presented the KIEK foundation with branded t-shirts as part of its effort to support the second edition of the KIEK foundation’s Rural Area Children and Teenagers in Information and Communication Technology (Ract-in-ICT) programme.
While receiving the KIEK foundation team at the NCC’s Headquarters in Abuja, the Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde commended the foundation for delivering happiness to disadvantaged children through its programmes.
“We are looking for opportunities to support noble causes such as yours, it is for this reason that we are donating this token towards your event. We want to identify with you, and we urge you to remain focused,” he said.
Dr. Adinde further tasked the foundation to take on bigger challenges noting that the NCC will continue to identify with and support the foundation as it embarks on her mandate of delivering happiness one child at a time.
In her response, the Executive Director of the KIEK foundation, Barr Mrs. Ebele Iyiegbu expressed the foundation’s profound gratitude to the NCC for their immense support and contribution towards the RACT-in-ICT project.
Barr. Mrs. Iyiegbu who thanked the NCC for extending a warm hand of fellowship to the KIEK foundation noted that right from the inception of the programme 3 years ago, the lives of disadvantaged children has been touched in no small measure as many who has never seen computers in their lives are now able to stand on their own while earning a source of living via ICT.
“We urge you to continue to support us in every way that you can,” she concluded.
With the theme, ‘Bridging the Gap through Sustainable ICT Skills’, the RACT-in-ICT programme, which is scheduled to hold from Monday, 9th August 2021 to Saturday, 21st of August 2021 at the Junior Secondary School, Apo resettlement is expected to impact 100 disadvantaged children and teenagers with relevant ICT skills needed to excel in a competitive world.