Isko Moreno Agrees to buy 60,820 tablets for students
Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso approved the purchase of 60,820 tablets worth P364 million for enrolled public school students.
“Despite the challenges we face due to the pandemic, patuloy na susuportahan ng pamahalaang lungsod ang ating mga estudyante. As much as possible, we want all students to be able to continue learning,” Domagoso said.
The city government will also give more hygiene kits for teaching and non-teaching personnel and monthly internet data for K-12 students.
Domagoso said that a standby fund of P60,532,256.37 was made in case there will be an increase in enrollment.
Last year, the city government gave 110,000 gadgets equipped with SIM cards and 11,000 laptops with pocket Wi-Fi devices worth P994 million to students and teachers.