Asmara, 28 March 2014 – The Eritrean philanthropic group ERA in the UK extended more than 150 digital reader tablets to National Higher Education Institutions in continuation of their previous endeavors inspired by the motto: “One Tablet for one Eritrean.”
At the handing ceremony, Ms. Seble Ephrem, representing the group, issued the tablets to Dr. Tadesse Mehari, Director of the National Board of Higher Education, and disclosed that the nationals are committed to collaborating with national Associations pursuing the educational, health and social domains. She went on to express appreciation for the youth nationals residing abroad who made valuable input as regards making available the support, and called on Eritrean communities in the Diaspora to back up the scheme.
It is to be recalled that ERA donated around 70 digital tablets in collaboration with Eri Reader, its counterpart in the US.
The National Board of Higher Education pointed out that committees have been set up in a bid to launch digital libraries in all national colleges, and that such support is vital pertaining to promoting students access to audio and text educational materials.