KAMPALA – The MTN Uganda Foundation has on Saturday 19 partnered with Fenix International Uganda to provide power and lighting for selected schools and health centers in Buvuma Island.
Fenix International Uganda is a next-generation energy and technology company whose mission is to improve the quality of life of customers through inclusive energy.
In the partnership worth 380 million, MTN Foundation has provided 550 customized solar kits for schools and health facilities. Fenix International Uganda will install and maintain the kits to ensure the project’s sustainability.
Under a similar project in June this year, MTN donated and installed 100 solar kits in Bunambutye resettlement camp in Bulambuli district in Eastern Uganda.
The project dubbed “Light up a Village” is aimed at improving the performance of learners in schools by increasing reading time especially in the night, to enhance teacher preparation for lessons, provide considering that Buvuma was ranked among the worst-performing districts in last year’s Primary Leaving Examinations.