Digital Literacy Trust Launch Press Release

KENYA’S DIGITAL LITERACY TRUST LAUNCHES WITH MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

Technology for Inclusive Education in Kenya
Digital Literacy Trust members, eKitabu, Benetech, and leading publishers of Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) together with Ministry of Education Directorate of Special Needs Education (DSNE) and UNICEF Education Kenya today launched a public-private partnership to realize inclusive education.
As its first project, Digital Literacy Trust members have implemented a pilot to deliver accessible educational materials with Thika School for the Blind, Primary and Secondary. Digital Literacy Trust is collaborating with MOE under an MOU to bring technology for inclusive education to all 22,000 schools in Kenya’s Digital Literacy Programme.
Digital Literacy Trust Impact

• DLT is delivering affordable, accessible digital content to special needs students

• DLT is bringing sustainability to the project of Kenyan education going digital

• DLT mobilizes the ecosystem for quality education that leaves no one behind

Digital Literacy Trust Members Include

Benetech eKitabu Longhorn Publishers Bookmark Africa Education Development Trust Moran Publishers Digital Divide Data Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Mountain Top Publishers

Official Launch of Digital Literacy Trust with MOE, UNICEF and partners will be on Thursday 28th September at Sarit Center Westlands, 8am-9am.

About

Digital Literacy Trust (DLT) is a Public-Private Partnership to achieve educational impact through technology, focusing on quality, accessibility, and local educational content. DLT seeks to deliver quality educational materials for Kenyan primary education to benefit over 5 million students and teachers across all 47 counties of Kenya. DLT is registered in Kenya and USA. www.digitalliteracytrust.org