Chinese Government donates $10m in equipment to schools
BARBADIAN STUDENTS ARE benefitting from a multi-million dollar gift from the People’s Republic of China.
Chinese Ambassador Wang Ke and Minister of Education Ronald Jones officially signed off on the deal for BDS$10 million worth of desktop computers, laptops, tablets, desks and chairs at the ministry this morning.
Distribution of the equipment, which is being kept in nine containers at the ministry, has already started at the primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.
A total of 14 000 computers and 2 500 desks and chairs each will be sent to the various facilities. (YB)