Male’, Maldives – The non-profit organization, UNICEF, also known as the United Nations Children’s Fund has donated 420 laptops, 2726 Dhivehi reading books & 2903 units of surface disinfectants to Maldives.
During a special ceremony held today, the UNICEF Representative to Maldives, Munir Safieldin donated 420 laptops, 2726 Dhivehi reading books & 2903 units of surface disinfectants on behalf of UNICEF to help the country recover from the losses it faced due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The Education Minister of Maldives, Aishath Ali took responsibility of these educational equipment and thanked UNICEF for the generous gifts they had provided to the country.
She especially expressed gratitude towards the assistance UNICEF provided to the Ministry of Education in ensuring that the country continues educating their youngsters even during a pandemic.
Minister Aishath also thanked Dr. Munir for the support he has rendered to the education sector of the Maldives during his tenure and bid him farewell during the ceremony that was held today.
Dr. Munir took to Twitter to thank Minister Aishath and the team of Education Ministry and said that it is always a pleasure of UNICEF “to collaborate with the Education Ministry in its endeavor to provide quality education for more than 76,000 students in public schools.”
The UNICEF branch in Maldives has provided continues assistance over the past months in helping the country recover from the losses it faced due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They have donated several equipment including 46 laptops to the Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC) to help improve their work and 5,000 PCR test kits as well.