Tablets presented to help disadvantaged students in HCMC study online

More than 100 ethnic minority or disadvantaged students in Ho Chi Minh City have been presented tablets and laptops to help them study online. The move is being implemented in response to the “Internet connection and computers for children” programme launched by the Prime Minister to provide computers and telecommunications services to students in difficult circumstances.

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Holding a brand-new tablet, Mohammead Arafat – a 5th grader at Rạch Ông School in District 8 – was happy and excited.

He is one of more than 100 ethnic minority or disadvantaged students in Ho Chi Minh City to benefit from the “Internet connection and computers for children” programme launched by the Prime Minister to support students’ studies amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

100 tablets and laptops and thousands of notebooks and necessities worth nearly 400 million VND have been presented to students in difficult circumstances in the city. The gifts offer timely support to students during this special school year./.

VNA