KINGSTON, Jamaica — Mastercard has donated 200 laptops to The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona.
The donation was made in the company’s effort to support students in need of devices to facilitate remote and online learning and assessment. The handing over ceremony was hosted at the Mona campus last month.
“This is a very special day for us. It is an honour to help some of the UWI Mona students to transition to online learning as they face the new normal challenge. Sustainability is embedded in everything we do at Mastercard as a result of our philosophy “Doing Well by Doing Good”, implemented to build a better world where people can develop their full potential,” commented Dalton Fowles, country manager for Mastercard in Jamaica and Trinidad.
Addressing the handing over ceremony, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI, Mona, Professor Dale Webber, said “Mastercard connects millions of customers