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MBV IT’S INITIATIVE TO BRIDGE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: EMPOWERING DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS

Partner | 5 May 2023


In today’s increasingly digital and interconnected world, access to technology and connectivity is more important than ever.


However, not everyone has equal access to these resources, and the resulting digital divide can create significant barriers to economic and social progress.


This is particularly true in developing countries like South Africa, where many people lack the skills and infrastructure necessary to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the digital economy.


One company that is working to address this issue is MBV IT, a leading provider of ICT and telecommunication services in South Africa.


The company participated in the 2023 Pella Career Expo involving Sewagodimo Technical High School and Morare High School in conjunction with an NPO called Pella-Mathlako Development Group(PMDG), an event aimed at promoting ICT skills development and connectivity in rural communities.


The two high schools are based in Rustenburg in the Northwest province.


By engaging with students and educators at the event, MBV IT demonstrated its commitment to corporate social responsibility and its belief in the power of technology to drive positive change in disadvantaged areas.


By investing in the development of ICT skills and connectivity infrastructure in these areas.


MBV IT is helping to create a more inclusive and resilient society that is better equipped to face the challenges of the future.


The benefits of initiatives like these are clear.


By providing opportunities for students to develop their ICT skills and gain access to connectivity and companies like MBV IT are helping to bridge the digital divide and create a more equitable society.


This, in turn, can drive economic growth and development, as individuals and communities are better able to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the digital economy.


Moreover, initiatives like these can also benefit the companies that engage with them.

By demonstrating a commitment to corporate social responsibility and investing in the communities they serve, companies like MBV IT can build stronger relationships with their customers, employees, and other stakeholders.


This, in turn, can lead to increased brand loyalty, improved employee morale, and a range of other benefits that can help to drive long-term success.


In conclusion, initiatives like MBV IT’s participation in the Pella Career Expo for high school scholars in underdeveloped areas are essential for addressing the digital divide and promoting economic growth and development in disadvantaged communities.


By leveraging their expertise and resources to provide opportunities for students who may otherwise be left behind.


MBV IT is demonstrating their commitment to corporate social responsibility and setting an example for others to follow.


As we move forward into an increasingly digital and interconnected world, it is essential that we continue to invest in the development of ICT skills and connectivity infrastructure in disadvantaged areas, to ensure that no one is left behind in the pursuit of economic and social progress.


For more information please visit the MBV IT website on www.mbvit.co.za and for Fiber please visit the Pluxnet website on www.pluxnet.co.za or Email: info@mbvit.co.za


‘Disclaimer - The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the BEE CHAMBER’.








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