The office of First Lady Rachel Ruto has entered into a partnership with Huawei, a global leader in information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices.
Through the MaMa Doing Good organization, the First Lady’s office noted that the collaboration is aimed at empowering women across Kenya by imparting essential digital skills, thereby bridging the digital divide and profoundly impacting lives.
“At MaMa Doing Good, our mission has always revolved around forging a brighter, more equitable future for all. We firmly believe that empowering women with digital literacy is a pivotal stride toward realizing this vision,” said the organization in a statement
The organization says Huawei Kenya’s unwavering dedication to advancing women’s empowerment perfectly aligns with our own aspirations, making this partnership a natural and powerful union.
Dr. John Chumo, CEO of MaMa Doing Good, emphasized the significance of partnership as the cornerstone of the initiative, stating, “Together, we are stronger, and we wholeheartedly support women in their journey to acquire essential digital skills.”
The collaboration with Huawei Kenya encompasses various key areas, as delineated in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that we proudly signed.
This partnership transcends being merely an agreement; it symbolizes a shared commitment to building an equitable society where every individual, especially women, can lead lives that are not just happy and fulfilled, but profoundly transformed. It resonates deeply with Kenya’s Vision 2030, underlining the paramount importance of digital literacy and economic empowerment on our nation’s roadmap to progress.
Mr. Steven Zhang, Deputy CEO at Huawei Kenya, expressed optimism over the potential of partnership, saying, “We are thrilled to join forces with MaMa Doing Good to empower women with the digital skills they need to thrive in today’s world. Through this collaboration, we aim to bridge the digital
divide and create a brighter future for women in Kenya.”
First Lady’s office says MaMa Doing Good is dedicated to empowering women in Kenya and its resolve remains unwavering.
“Guided by our patron, Her Excellency the First Lady, Mama Rachel Ruto, we are steadfast in our mission to bring about positive change. We firmly believe that our partnership with Huawei Kenya adds another layer of strength to our cause, propelling us toward a more empowered and inclusive future,” said the CEO
The first phase of collaborative efforts between the two organizations will commence with digital literacy training for women in various counties, marking the beginning of an exciting journey that aims to transform lives and bridge the digital divide.