Virtusa supports schools in Gampaha
Virtusa Corporation, a global information technology (IT) services
company that provides IT consulting, technology implementation and
application outsourcing services through an enhanced global delivery
model, facilitated setting up IT laboratories for the children of Halpe
Ekanayake Kanishta Vidyalaya, Dorowwa Maha Vidyalaya and Mirigama Dudley
Senanayaka Aadarsha Maha Vidyala as a part of their CSR initiative
"Digital Reach". The project is aligned with Virtusa's sustainable
strategic plan and represents the company's investment to help improve
the quality of the IT industry and bridge the gap of digital illiteracy
in Sri Lanka. The company provides schools with computer laboratories as
well as necessary textbooks and material.
In addition, Virtusa offers training for selected teachers, which
will not only help further their studies but also benefit the future of
Sri Lanka. Farzana Khan, Manager - Marketing and Corporate
Communications Virtusa Corporation, said, "As part of our Digital Reach
Initiative, we are glad to set up these IT labs.
This effort will help drive interest and curiosity amongst school age
children and further their interest in IT.
There are many career opportunities in the IT industry and we hope
that the schools will use this opportunity to encourage students into
careers in IT".
A training session will be held during the lab initiation, where the
students will receive a basic introduction to Office application.
Virtusa Digital Reach aims to promote digital literacy through access
to Information Technology and help build a more digitally-inclusive
society thereby improving the quality of life in the communities in
which the company operates.