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National School of Excellence – Passam receives 40 desktop computers to improve learning in ICT
Community Affairs Officers from Kumul Petroleum present computer equipment to National School of Excellence – Passam Principal Mr. Samson Pitiki witnessed by students. Picture supplied by Kumul Petroleum.

National School of Excellence – Passam receives 40 desktop computers to improve learning in ICT

More than 450 students from the National School of Excellence - Passam in East Sepik Province will be able to have a working connected computer laboratory, following a donation of computer hardware and accessories by Papua New Guinea’s national oil and gas company on 23 June 2021.

National School of Excellence - Passam was presented, 40 “new in the box computers” valued at more than K100, 000.00 from Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited (Kumul Petroleum) as part of the organisations corporate social responsibility campaign to support the education sector.

“The school and students have been in dire need of computers for a long time and my predecessor made the request in 2018 to companies and former students seeking assistance to complete the set-up of the school’s computer laboratory”, said Principal Samson Pitiki, noting that the new machines will help the students use up-to-date hardware and software for many class projects and assignments.

 “We are grateful that the call for support reached Kumul Petroleum and the organisation was willing to support with the funding and donation of 40 desktop computers that will greatly improve the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) classes here at the National School of Excellence - Passam”.

Kumul Petroleum announced its donation of the computer equipment to National School of Excellence - Passam comprising of 40 desktop computers and monitors with accessories.

On this occasion, Kumul Petroleum acknowledges the importance of schools, particularly the National Schools of Excellence such as Passam, who will be serving the needs of the country’s future leaders to not only receive quality education, but to also be up-to-date with current technology. The initiative is a part of the greater contribution by Kumul Petroleum to support the education sector and the development of Papua New Guinea’s youth and future leaders.

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