700 computers donated to rural communities

The ceremony to hand over computers to Nghe An, Thai Nguyen, and Tra Vinh provinces in Vinh City on October 22.

More than 700 computers were donated on October 22 to Nghe An, Thai Nguyen, and Tra Vinh provinces which were selected to trial a project to increase computer use and Internet access in Vietnam.

The computers will be installed at rural post offices, libraries, and schools in these provinces.

The project is funded with US$2 million by the American Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and carried out by the Ministry of Informatics and Communication.

It will be implemented in other provinces and finish by July next year.

By Tr.Binh – Translated by Duy Khanh

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