Media Centre commissions US$4 000 info hub in Buhera

FARAI MATEBVU

BUHERA –The Media Information Center has commissioned a US$4 000 information hub facility at Muchuva Secondary School in Buhera South.

The project was successfully completed with technical assistance from TelOne.

The center will fall under Buhera South Citizen Reporting Initiative Program (BS – CRIP) established by the Media Centre in 2020 to allow rural learners and the general community to access and communicate Information.

Media Information Center director Earnest Mudzengi told Chipinge Times that there is a target to connect most primary and secondary schools in Buhera South.

“Our project is meant to allow rural population especially school pupils to access and communicate information. We have in the past connected six schools, covering solar electrification, Wi-Fi, DStv and Televisions at various schools in Buhera South.

“Muchuva Secondary information hub is one of the many that we are installing. We have partnered giant telecommunications company TelOne to assist with technical expertise, including assembling and installation,” said Mudzengi.

Muchuva Secondary School head Artwell Mudyanembwa said the media centre will transform the school’s learning system as pupils will do more research online. 

BS-CRIP Manicaland coordinator Emmanuel Mauya said that the hubs that they are commissioning are informed by the desire to provide learners and general citizens with the opportunity to research, study and make some online applications

Schools that have been so far been connected include Mukodza, Murove and Muchuva Primary schools, Mutiusinazita, Bhegedhe and Chapanduka Secondary schools.

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