The Alfred Mizzi Foundation donates computer systems to help literacy
Hundreds of adults and young children have acquired today’s a great deal-required pc literacy skills by classes organised by the Jesuit-run Paulo Freire Institute (PFI) in Żejtun. This 7 days, The Alfred Mizzi Foundation donated eight new HP computer systems and displays to PFI, a a great deal-required and most welcome improve to the present set-up available by the institute.
Amongst other products and services, the Paulo Freire Institute presents literacy tuition to vulnerable adults by the ‘iċ-Ċavetta’ literacy programme, an award-profitable Maltese literacy toolkit for adults, exactly where computer systems are also employed to make the learning process far more interactive while imparting pc-based skills in the process.
Fr Vince Magri, the Jesuit director of Paulo Freire Institute, thanked The Alfred Mizzi Foundation for their continued support in type, an a must have asset for the organisation, given that many thanks to these computer systems, the iċ-Ċavetta program can be taught far more effectively. The computer systems will also be employed for primary pc classes available to hundreds of vulnerable adults and young children.
Fr Vince extended a term of many thanks to all those who supported the fundraising marketing campaign in 2013 for the reprinting of the iċ-Ċavetta toolkit by their financial donations, while asserting that the focus on has been attained. The textbook sets will be printed in the in close proximity to potential, providing the option to a thousand Maltese adults to triumph over illiteracy. Fr Vince reported that the subsequent undertaking would be to to make the iċ-Ċavetta toolkit accessible on the web.
Mr Antonello Gauci, a trustee of The Alfred Mizzi Foundation, reported that it was a satisfaction for the Foundation to donate these computer systems to PFI because the Foundation values the Paulo Friere Institute’s function and contribution within just the neighborhood. He reported the Foundation was joyful to offer you a instrument that would not only be indispensable for the iċ-Ċavetta literacy coaching classes, but would also be a usually means to teach men and women in pc literacy.
Mr Tony Abela, a volunteer at PFI who also teaches primary pc courses there reported that around four a long time, far more than 200 men and women have attended these primary pc courses, which have been of great advantage to culture given that right now the the greater part of careers need pc literacy.
Also existing at the function have been Mr Albert Petrocochino (The Alfred Mizzi Foundation trustee), team and volunteers of PFI, and Ms Carmen Mamo, co-author of the iċ-Ċavetta literacy toolkit.