More local governments join in wiring public high schools

Good news. Local governments in the Philippines are finally acknowledging the need to hook up public high schools to the Internet, a local foundation rep says.

LOCAL governments in the Philippines are becoming more active participants in a private-public sector project to hook up public high schools to the Internet, a private sector representative of the project told INQ7.net.

“The local governments are now joining us by matching our investments,” said Ayala Foundation President Vicky Gatchitorena. Ayala Foundation is currently the secretariat that oversees the Gearing Up Internet Literacy and Access for Students (GILAS) project.

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Erwin Oliva

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