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Telenor foundation contributes to expanding of it literacy in undeveloped municipalities of Nova Varoš and Priboj
21st of November 2013 – In the new premises of the Youth Centers in Nova Varoš and Priboj the citizens can take advantages of all benefits provided by computers and internet access and also participate in numerous educational contents.
Telenor Foundation has donated 10 computers, three printers and unlimited internet for a period of one year in order to provide support to the project “Youth Office Nova Varoš”, while Youth Center in Priboj, aside of four computers provided during the last year, has got additional five computers, while unlimited internet access has been extended for one more year for the needs of the Project “Information to Youth 2.0”.
“Today it is important to use all advantages given by the modern technologies. Accordingly, and with great help of Telenor Foundation, we open the door of internet and of digital world to the students of our municipality. We are sure that they will learn a lot in our Youth Center and that they will transfer gained knowledge to their peers“, said Dimitrije Paunović, the President of the Municipality of Nova Varoš.
Official oppening of the Youth center in Nova Varoš
Numerous educational contents will be carried out, like polite speech section, journalism section, music section, literary section, art and sculpture section, scout work, internet and computer trainings, language courses, preparatory courses for secondary education entrance exams, multimedia and photography courses.
“The Municipality of Priboj has good cooperation with Telenor company, and with such a gesture they have shown again their commitment to socially responsible management. Young people are our investment for the future and we must invest in them, and our Youth Center gives them an opportunity to acquire not only digital education, but also to be educated in various fields,” said Lazar Rvović, the President of the Municipality of Priboj.
The contents are available to all interested groups – persons with disabilities, single parents, various age and interest groups.
“Thanks to partnerships with municipalities and with youth organizations, Telenor Foundation has influence in expanding of IT literacy in undeveloped municipalities. After opening computer centers in Požega, Loznica, Dimitrovgrad, Bojnik, Lepenica i Surdulica, I am glad that we can provide the same development opportunities to citizens of Priboj i Nova Varoš“, said Marija Vujanić, Corporate Communications Manager of Telenor.
More information can be found on the web pages of Telenor Foundation.