- Two-thirds of school-age children do not have access to digital tools for quality online learning and education.
- VINCI Energies is financing three projects, designed and implemented by UNICEF, related to an Internet connection and access to computer equipment for 56 people. Schools in Benin, Brazil and Timor-Leste, as well as developing appropriate educational content for children.
- 20,000 children will benefit through better access to education and will be able to develop their own digital skills, which are essential for their future professional life.
The purpose of all Vinci Energy activities lies in its overall effectiveness – not only technologically, economically and financially, but also socially, ecologically and socially. Trainees and training strong levers for the development of Vinci Energy personnel. In this regard, it is understandable to support UNICEF through a partnership for Vinci Energy, which is committed to reducing education inequality for all and encouraging regional development, which affects the most vulnerable children.
UNICEF seeks to address the learning crisis by providing equal access to quality digital education to children and youth. The connection makes it possible to provide a conducive environment for learning: in addition to the skills (reading, writing, arithmetic) taught in school, it allows children and young people to access more knowledge and learn anywhere and anytime.
Testify to the importance of solidarity in the life of our company
VINCI Energies is supporting UNICEF by funding projects in Benin, Brazil and Timor-Leste, which will provide an online connection and access to knowledge for more than 20,000 students between the ages of 6 and 18.. The aim of these three projects is to provide more traditional education as well as hybrid education through digital technology.
UNICEF will thus connect 56 schools in the three countries to the Internet, equip them with computer equipment, and support the estimates of more than 400 teachers in implementing school programs combining traditional and digital education.
This is consistent with a mission of UNICEF, which gives every child the right to education. In fact, the public schools selected by UNICEF for these three projects are located in high-risk areas where enrollment rates are lower than the national average and Internet connectivity rates are lower.
For Arnaud Greison, Chairman and CEO of VINCI Power : “ We are committed to long-term involvement and to supporting our team’s commitment to the common good. Beyond the many initiatives taken locally by our employees, we want to testify to the importance of solidarity in the life of our company. We truly believe that the purpose of all our activities lies in their overall performance, including social and societal. We are delighted to be able to sign this agreement with UNICEF and to fund these three projects, which will have a strong, real and immediate impact on teachers and students. A
” We are grateful for the support provided by VINCI Energy at UNICEF. This new partnership will give children the opportunity to learn in all situations and open the door to possibilities for their future for quality digital learning. We thank Vinci Shakti and its employees for their faith “, Has been published Annie April, UNICEF Executive Director France.
About Vinci Energy
In a constantly changing world, VINCI Energies is accelerating environmental change through the implementation of two major changes, digital and energy. Concentrating on its market and integrating tailor-made multi-technical solutions, Vinci Energy assists its customers in deploying useful technologies for humans and the planet, from design to construction, operation and maintenance. Rooted in smart and innovative areas, its 1,800 companies are at the center of making their customers’ energy choices, their infrastructure and their processes more reliable, more efficient and more sustainable every day.
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