The Ruparelia Foundation, through Kampala Parents’ School, has today donated 10 computers to African Institute for Investigative Journalism to facilitate home-based learning as schools remain closed due to Coronavirus.
The donation was handed over to Solomon Sserwanja, the Institute’s Executive Director by Rajiv Ruparelia, one of the directors of Ruparelia Foundation who was represented by Daphine Kato, the Principal Kampala Parents School and Gareth Onyango, the General Manager Premier Advertising.
While handing over the computers, Onyango revealed that the donation 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 the Ruparelia Foundation recognizes the importance of education and in any endeavor are committed to help support this mission by giving back to the communities through such assistances.
On his part, Sserwanja 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.
Ruparelia Foundation: Enriching lives together
The Ruparelia Foundation was founded in 2012 by Dr & Mrs Sudhir Ruparelia and runs its programmes under the theme: “Enriching Lives Together”.
Other trustees are Sheena Ruparelia, Meera Ruparelia, Naiya Ruparelia and Rajiv Ruparelia. It funds startups, education, environment preservation, health, general welfare, religious charity, research, sports, wildlife and animal conservation.
To date, more than 600 charitable causes have been funded by the charity.